Busan City Hall

City Government

Friendship Cities(14 cities from 9 countries)

(As of December 27, 2022)

Friendship Cities : City, Country, Date, Size(㎢), Population(1,000), Period(years), Character
City Country Date Size(㎢) Population
Shenzhen China May.17, 2007 1,952 8,912 The 1st specialized economic zone located in southeastern China
Tianjin China Jul.23, 2007 11,760 12,720 One of 4 direct-controlled municipalities in China,
the largest trade hub in the northern area
Osaka Japan May 21, 2008 221 2,630 The 2nd largest city in Japan
Chongqing China Dec.02, 2010 82,400 35,000 One of 4 direct-controlled municipalities in China,
the development center of western China
Bangkok Thailand Jul.11, 2011 1,568 5,700 Capital & located in central Thailand, tourism & cultural hub, TPO member city
Beijing China Aug.14, 2013 16,410 20,693 Capital of China, center of politics, culture, international exchanges
Nagasaki Japan Mar.25, 2014 4,105 1,400 Gateway city for international exchanges connecting the Asian continent and Japan
Bandar Abbas Iran May 30, 2016 45 450 No.1 port in Iran, trade gateway between Iran and Central Asia and located at the entrance of the Persian Gulf.
Ulaanbaatar Mongolia Aug.3, 2016 4,704 322 Capital of Mongolia with the 10th most abundant resources in the world, gateway city in Eurasia
Panama City Panama Sep.28, 2016 275 886 The 1st international finance hub in Latin America
Guangzhou China Nov.1, 2019 7,434 14,900 1st tier city & largest trade city in Hwanam province.
Almaty Kazakhstan Sep.14, 2022 682 2,030 The largest city in Kazakhstan with major educational institutions, Economic hub as the former capital of Kazakhstan
Tunis Tunisia Oct.11, 2022 212.6 2,700 Port city situated on the Mediterranean coast of Africa
Sofia Bulgaria Dec.1, 2022 492 1,324 The capital and largest city of Bulgaria, One of the oldest European capitals