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Toyohashi's International Relations : Nantong

Toyohashi's International Relations : Nantong

Toyohashi's International Relations

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FRIENDSHIP CITY RELATIONS WITH
NANTONG CITY, JIANGSU PROVINCE, CHINA

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OUTLINE OF NANTONG

Population

7,700,000 (City Center and suburbs 860,000)

Area

8,001km2 (City Center and suburbs 381km2)

Location

The city is located 128 km up the Yangtze River from Shanghai. Located in the south of the Jiangsu Province, it is bordered to the south by the Yangtze River and to the East by the Yellow Sea.

Industries

Petrochemical Spinning Industry, Machine Industry, Building Materials and Food Items, and Household Electronics

Places of Interest

Hao River (flows around the center of the city), Langshan Hill (one of the eight famous small buddhist mountains in China) and Nantong Museum

HISTORY OF FRIENDSHIP CITY RELATIONS

1984
  • Visit to Nantong by Toyohashi Chamber of Commerce Economic Delegation.
  • Visit to Toyohashi by Deputy Mayor of Nantong.
1985
  • Visit to Nantong, among other Chinese cities, by the Director of the Toyohashi Tax Department and the Director of the Toyohashi Planning Division for fact finding.
1986
  • Visit to Nantong by the Toyohashi City Council and Deputy Mayor.
  • Toyohashi Chamber of Commerce and Toyohashi Japan-China Relations Association make a trip to Nantong, as well as other Chinese cities.
  • Toyohashi Youth China Relations Delegation visits Nantong.
  • To express the desire to become Friendship Cities, the Mayor of Toyohashi visits Jiangsu Province and meets the Mayor of Nantong.
1987
  • May 26th, Friendship Cities Signing Ceremony takes place in Toyohashi.

ABOUT OUR RELATIONS

Toyohashi regularly sends friendship delegations to Nantong and also in turn receives visiting friendship delegations. The Toyohashi International Association also sends groups of junior high school students to visit Nantong. 2002 was the 15th anniversary of the beginning of Toyohashi and Nantong's friendship city relationship. A special delegation from Toyohashi visited Nantong, where both sides signed a memorandum celebrating the anniversary.

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Toyohashi friendship delegation
visiting Nantong

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Singing a memorandum on the friendship city
relation's 15th anniversary