The City of Davis has numerous official Sister Cities around the world. Many of them reflect shared interests or environmental situations. Inside of City Hall one can find glass cases highlighting our sister cities. Events and meetings about specific Sister Cities are frequently held at International House. For general information on Sister Cities visit

It is interesting to note that when the People's Republic of Davis chose Uman, Qufu and Wuxi as sister cities, they were all located within communist countries.

Sangju, Korea

Sangju prides itself as being a city of bikes with strong agricultural and educational fields. The bilingual document proclaiming our sisterhood declares as a goal "maintaining world peace and the use of bicycles for a friendly environment."

Inuyama, Japan

Inuyama, a former castle city, is a bustling industrial center.

Uman, Ukraine

Uman became a sister city to Davis on May 17, 1988. Uman is located amongst agricultural fields. More information

Qufu, China

Qufu, home of the famous philosopher Confucious is, like Davis, a bike friendly city. Qufu became Davis' sister city in 1992. Qufu is also sister cities with Boynton Beach, Florida.

Wuxi, China

The "glittering economic star" of Wuxi shares with Davis an agricultural history, a strong educational system and millions of bikes (although Davis doesn't really have millions of bikes... yet).

Rutilio Grande, El Salvador

Rutilio Grande is a city founded on an "ideology of community and empathy".

Los Baños, Laguna Philippines

Los Baños is the site of the largest campus of the University of the Philippines.

Muñoz, Philippines