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List of twin towns and sister cities in Germany

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This is a list of places in Germany which have standing links to local communities in other countries, or in other parts of Germany (mostly across the former inner German border). In most cases, the association, especially when formalised by local government, is known as "town twinning" (though other terms, such as "partner towns" or "sister cities" are sometimes used instead), and while most of the places included are towns, the list also comprises villages, cities, districts, counties, etc. with similar links.

A few twin places have a historical German name, especially in bordering countries or areas with mixed languages.

For German-German twins there are abbreviated state names: Baden-Württemberg (BW), Bavaria (BA), Berlin (BE), Brandenburg (BB), Bremen (BN), Hamburg (HB), Hesse (HE), Lower Saxony (LS), Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (MV), North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Rhineland-Palatinate (RP), Saarland (SL), Saxony-Anhalt (SA), Saxony (SX), Schleswig-Holstein (SH) and Thuringia (TH).

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  Grand Island, Nebraska, United States[6]
borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf:[7]
borough of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg:[8]
borough of Lichtenberg:[9]
borough of Marzahn-Hellersdorf:[10]
borough of Mitte:[11]
borough of Neukölln:[12]
borough of Pankow:[13]
borough of Reinickendorf:[14]
borough of Spandau:[15]
borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf:[16]
borough of Tempelhof-Schöneberg:[17]
borough of Treptow-Köpenick:[18]
  Glenrothes, Scotland, United Kingdom (1971)[19][20][21][22][23]

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  Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom (1969)[48][49][50]

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  Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom[51][52]

HEdit

  Lesmahagow, Scotland, United Kingdom (1975)[60][61][62]
  Post Falls, Idaho, United States[63]
  Lossiemouth, Scotland, United Kingdom (1972)[64]
  Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom (1972)[65]
  Leven, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom (1986)[19]

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  Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom (1962)[19][66][67]

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  Davenport, Iowa, United States[69] (1960)
  Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom (1948)[70]
  Keith, Scotland, United Kingdom[64][71]
  Campbeltown, Scotland, United Kingdom[72]

LEdit

  Elgin, Scotland, United Kingdom (1956)[73][74][75]
  Houston, Texas, United States (1992)[76]
  Prestwick, Scotland, United Kingdom[77]
  St. Charles, Missouri, United States (1996)[78]

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  Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1954)[79]

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  Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (1985)[81][82]

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  • The Odenwald region, Hesse, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg:
  Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom (1975)[83][84]

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  Selkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom[86][87][88][89][90]

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  Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom (1955)[91][92]

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  Maybole, Scotland, United Kingdom[93][94]
  Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom (1962)[95][96]

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  Forres, Scotland, United Kingdom[97]

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