The purpose of town twinning is to encourage the exchange of experience and promote friendship at international level.
Umeå Municipality has six twin towns and sister cities: Vaasa in Finland, Harstad in Norway, Helsingør in Denmark, Würzburg in Germany, Petrozavodsk in Russia and Saskatoon in Canada.
Umeå Municipality has cooperation agreements with the Seychelles, Xi´an, Qufu and Lanzhou in China, and Guanajuato in Mexico. In addition, the Municipality has a number of project agreements with various municipalities around the world.
Sidan har granskats 2014-02-18