Current Sister Cities

Farindola, Italy

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Our newest Sister City, Farindola, Italy, joined us on November 29, 2019.  Farindola's origins date to 1480 when the prior town Farina moved there.  It sits on the edge of a national park with a waterfall outside town where the original 11th cent Farina stood.  Farindola is our fourth sister city.

Rauma, Finland

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Our third Sister City, Rauma is located on the west coast of Finland.  It was founded in 1442 and is the third oldest town in Finland.  Old Rauma is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Rauma is our third sister city.

Les Cayes, Haiti

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Founded in 1786, Les Cayes (locals call it Aux Cayes) is Haiti's leading southern port.   In the past, Les Cayes was visited by pirates and Simon Bolivar.  Buccaneer-era buildings are a highlight for tourists.  It is the world's largest supplier of vetiver (for perfume).  Les Cayes is our second sister city.

Qufu, China

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Hometown of Confucius (born nearby) with a temple in his honor built in 478 BC.  It is a 50 acre temple rivaling the Forbidden City in size.  In ancient times, Qufu was a regional capital.  Qufu is our first sister city.