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Japan - Massachusetts Sister Cities

The state of Massachusetts has 13 sister city relationships with Japan, as well as one sister state/prefecture relationship with Hokkaido. 

Check out the maps or any of the links below to learn more!

1. BostonKyoto: Established 1959

2. Medford・Nobeoka (Miyazaki): Established 1980

3. CambridgeTsukuba (Ibaraki): Established 1984

4. Arlington・Nagaokakyo (Kyoto): Established 1984

5. Springfield・Takikawa (Hokkaido): Established 1987

6. Fairhaven/New Bedford・Tosashimizu (Kochi):

Established 1987

7. Plymouth・Shichigahama (Miyagi): Established 1990

8. SalemOta City (Tokyo): Established 1991

9. Amherst・Kanegasaki (Iwate): Established 1993


10. ConcordNanae (Hokkaido): Established 1997

11. Marlborough・Akiruno (Tokyo): Established 1998

12. Gloucester・Tamano (Okayama): Established 2004

13. Revere・Date (Fukushima): Established 2016

14. State of Massachusetts・Hokkaido Prefecture:

Established 1990

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