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Why Are Chicago’s International Sister Cities Famous?

World renowned for its architecture, the work ethic of its citizens and its picturesque situation on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago exists as an ideal as well as a physical place. When two cities wish to share the respective ideals of their environs, they become sister cities. Sister city agreements are brokered for the [...]

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What Are The Names Of Chicago’s 28 Sister Cities?

Chicago is a huge and vibrant city, and it’s not surprising that she has so many sister cities. Sister cities are cities that have agreements to promote and support their commercial and cultural ties. Here are Chicago’s 28 sister cities: Warsaw, the capital of Poland Milan, Italy Osaka, Japan Casablanca, Morocco Shanghai, China Shenyang, China [...]

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What City In Poland Became Chicago’s First Sister City?

As you can imagine, a city as large and historical as Chicago has quite a few sister cities. Not only do these city partnerships add a sort of kinship and novelty to all involved, they often also represent important historical relationships. In the case of Chicago’s first sister city, Warsaw, Poland, that connection is ancestral; [...]

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The Origin And Definition Of The Term “Sister City”?

The title “sister city” is used to describe a cooperative agreement between two communities in different parts of the world, with the goal of learning about each other and forming and promoting both commercial agreements and cultural ties. Usually, communities that form a sister city partnership are similar in size and demographics. These partnerships are [...]

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Where Are Chicago’s Sister Cities Located?

World capitals. Centers of art and culture. The setting for one of the most famous movies in history. These are some of the most distinguishing aspects of Chicago’s Sister Cities. Begun in 1956 by President Dwight Einsenhower, the Sister Cities program was seen as a way to promote cultural and economic exchanges with cities around [...]

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