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Friendship Cities

Release time:2023-11-06 10:09 source:Foreign Affairs Office of Bozhou Municipal People's Government
1. Shimanto, Japan
Shimanto is located in the southwest of Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan. In 2005, it was established by the merger of Nakamura City and Xituzo City. The area is 632 square kilometers, with a population of 39980 people. The city is surrounded by mountains on three sides and faces the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. The climate is warm and humid, with abundant natural resources. The economic pillar industry is agriculture and forestry. It is known as the last clear river in Japan, passing through the city center, and is the most famous tourist landscape in the city. Legend has it that the city was built around 500 years ago, imitating the ancient capital of Japan, Kyoto, hence it is also known as "Tosa Little Kyoto".

2. Yeongju, Korea
Yeongju City is located at the northernmost point of Gyeongsangbuk do, South Korea (southeast of Seoul), 243 kilometers away from Seoul, with a total area of 668.7 square kilometers and a population of 130000 people. It has a jurisdiction of 1 city, 9 sides, 9 holes, 184 series, and 199 miles, belonging to a monsoon climate. The industry in this city is mainly focused on agriculture and animal husbandry, with relatively developed planting and breeding industries. Rich in ginseng, beef, and apples, with excellent product quality, Fengji ginseng is well-known both domestically and internationally. An industrial system has been formed that integrates ginseng cultivation, processing, trade, and product development. The city also has Aken Korean Aluminum Co., Ltd., the largest and most automated KT&G cigarette factory in Asia, and OCI gas factory. The cultural tourism industry in the city is relatively developed, with major scenic spots and historical sites including Confucian Village, Fushi Temple, Shaoxiu Academy, etc.

3. Svendborg, Danmark
Svendborg is located in the southern part of the Kingdom of Denmark and is the second largest city in the state of Finn, Denmark, with a population of 43000 people. It is a famous tourist destination in the Nordic region and one of the most beautiful oases in Denmark. Named Denmark's Most Beautiful in 2003Beautiful city.Svenburg is an ancient town. Its history can be traced back to the early Middle Ages. The city of Svenburg was established in 1253 and celebrated its 750th anniversary in 2003. Svenburg was a prosperous municipality in the Middle Ages, becoming one of the most important trading cities in Scandinavia in the late Middle Ages and one of the most important maritime cities in Denmark in the 19th century, with a proud maritime history.There are multiple traditional Chinese medicine clinics in the city of Svenburg. Advanced pharmaceutical development and processing technology. Relying on the scientific research capabilities of the University of South Denmark and the Danish National Academy of Sciences, our research achievements are outstanding, and we share common economic characteristics with Bozhou. Svenburg has convenient transportation and is only 2 hours' drive from the capital Copenhagen. From here, you can reach any corner of Denmark in a short time.

4. Kyotango, Japan
Kyotango is located at the northernmost point of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan, centered around the Tanhou Peninsula and occupying most of its area. To the north is the Sea of Japan and to the west is Hyogo Prefecture. The area is 501.84 square kilometers, with a population of 65822 people.In terms of industries in the city, in addition to agriculture such as vegetables and fruit trees, as well as manufacturing industries such as fiber and mechanical metal, the tourism industry known for crab cuisine and hot springs is also thriving. The specialty is Danhou crepe silk, intermediate crabs, oysters, pears, cantaloupes, watermelons, and it is worth mentioning that it can be called the first crepe silk production and Mingsha in Japan. The historical and cultural landscape of Jingdan Houshi is rich, especially the Dansheng Shrine, Shinai Shrine, and many other historical relics in the city, which show that the city is closely related to Xu Fu, who traveled to Japan during the Qin Dynasty in China to seek the elixir of longevity and immortality.

5. Quevedo, Ecuador
Quevedo is located in the center of the coastal region of Ecuador, with a population of 130000 and an elevation of 74 meters. The climate is warm and humid, with an average temperature of 24 ℃. It is under the jurisdiction of the province of Losio and is one of the important cities in Ecuador. It was established on October 7, 1943. The city's agricultural production is very active, known as Ecuador's "granary", rich in bananas, cocoa, palm oil, soybeans, rice, and various tropical fruits. Kevido City is a city with a relatively concentrated concentration of Chinese and overseas Chinese in Ecuador, known as the "China City".

6. Witzenberg, Republic of South Africa
Witzenberg, located in the southern part of South Africa and west of Cape Town, the legislative capital of South Africa, covers an area of 2851 square kilometers. The population is 83567. Weizenberg City has a Mediterranean style climate, fertile land, developed agriculture, and is rich in fruits such as olives, apples, pears, peaches, apricots, plums, etc. Therefore, Weizenberg City enjoys the reputation of "Xikai Province Fruit Basket". This has driven the tourism industry, brewing industry, as well as related industries such as brewing, bottle making, and packaging in the city. Seasonal fruit production is the main agricultural activity in the city. The juice and fruit wine processing industry is well-known in South Africa and is known as the birthplace of South African fruit wine. At the same time, the aquaculture and dairy processing industries are also very developed.

7. Vinhedo, Brazil
Vinhedo is located in the southeastern part of the Federative Republic of Brazil, belonging to the state of S ã o Paulo. It covers an area of 2170 square kilometers, has a population of 60140 people, has an elevation of 760 meters, and is 60 kilometers away from S ã o Paulo. The city has a pleasant climate, with little change in climate and temperature throughout the year, and a significant temperature difference between morning and evening. The city has fertile land, developed agriculture, and is rich in tobacco and fruits. The industry is mainly focused on wine making. The city's tourism industry is developing rapidly and has the largest amusement park in the state of S ã o Paulo.

8. Cognac, France
Cognac (French: Cognac) is a municipality located in the central western part of France, under the jurisdiction of the department of Charente. The Cognac region covers an area of approximately 11000 square kilometers and has a population of 19066 (2008). The Charente River shuttles through the middle of the production area. The main towns in the Cognac region and nearby Jarnac are built along the river and are one of the stops on the World Heritage Site Santiago de Compostela Road. Since the 17th century, the distillation and production of brandy has been carried out in the Cognac region, and to this day, over 4000 vineyards have been brewing and producing brandy. From the second half of the 17th century to the 18th century, winemakers constantly emerged in the Cognac region, and the aroma of the wine in this area became uncontrollable. According to the standards of the French federal appraisal, "cognac" must be a grape brandy distilled in the Cognac region of France, where about 250000 acres of unique sandy loam soil, combined with a mild climate, become the ideal environment for growing grapes.In addition to the brewing of brandy, the economy of cognac also includes various agricultural equipment, bottling, storage, product packaging, transportation and other surrounding industries. Tourism and related industries have also experienced rapid development in recent years. At the same time, the French Air Force 709 training base is also located in the city.