Sister Cities

The Sister Cities of Newport News (SCNN) seeks to build and strengthen international cooperation, understanding and development between the citizens of the City of Newport News and those of the world. Through cultural, educational and economic exchanges, Newport News has fostered relationships with three Sister Cities and two Friendship Cities.

Sister Cities

Neyagawa, Japan (1982)

Taizhou, China (1998)

Greifswald, Germany (2007)

Friendship Cities

Saint-Nazaire, France (Exploratory City)

ZiYang, China (2005)

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