MICHIGAN AND OHIO Sister Cities* and States

Michigan

Map of Michigan's Sister Cities in Japan »Here pdf

Japan's Prefecture U.S. State Date of Affiliation
Shiga Michigan 1968.11.14
Japan's Cities (Prefecture) Michigan Cities Date of Affiliation
Toyota (Aichi) Detroit 1960.09.21
Tokushima (Tokushima) Saginaw 1961.12.23
Komaki (Aichi) Wyandotte 1963.03.22
Numazu (Shizuoka) Kalamazoo 1963.07.01
Okaya (Nagano) Mt. Pleasant 1965.06.14
Hikone (Shiga) Ann Arbor 1969.03.28
Otsu (Shiga) Lansing 1969.10.01
Ryuoh (Shiga) Sault Ste. Marie 1974.09.09
Ritto (Shiga) Birmingham 1976.04.12
Takashima (Shiga) Petoskey 1976.08.02
Kusatsu (Shiga) Pontiac 1978.08.01
Higashioumi (Shiga) Marquette 1979.08.13
Handa (Aichi) Midland 1981.06.05
Takasaki (Gunma) Battle Creek 1981.07.01
Oumihachiman (Shiga) Grand Rapids 1986.08.04
Moriyama (Shiga) Adrian 1989.08.03
Owani (Aomori) Novi 1991.12.20
Houfu (Yamaguchi) Monroe 1993.05.29
Yasu (Shiga) Clinton Township 1993.08.02
Tsubame (Niigata) Dundee 1994.05.24
Omuta (Fukuoka) Muskegon 1994.10.25
Yahaba (Iwate) Fremont 1995.07.22
Omuta (Fukuoka) North Muskegon 1995.11.16
Shiwa (Iwate) Portage 1997.11.25
Koka (Shiga) Traverse City 2005.11.19
Koka (Shiga) Marshall 2005.11.19
Koka (Shiga) DeWitt 2005.11.19
FRIENDSHIP CITIES
Shimizu (Hokkaido) Chelsea 1994
Konan (Shiga) St. Johns 2004
SISTER LIBRARIES
Higashiura Library (Awaji) West Bloomfield Library 1999

Ohio

Map of Ohio's Sister Cities in Japan » Here pdf

Japan's Prefecture U.S. State Date of Affiliation
Saitama Ohio 1990.10.22
Japan's Cities (Prefecture) Ohio Cities Date of Affiliation
Oiso (Kanagawa) Dayton 1968.09.19
Awaji (Hyogo) St. Marys 1986.04.17
Hachiman/Yawata (Kyoto) Milan 1986.08.12
Gifu (Gifu) Cincinnati 1988.05.11
Takahashi(Okayama) Troy 1990.05.04
Furukawa/Osaki (Miyagi) Middletown 1990.10.18
Suzuka (Mie) Bellefontaine 1991.08.07
Naraha (Fukushima) Euclid 1993.05.30
Goshiki/Sumoto (Hyogo) Van Wert 1996.02.14
Minami Awaji (Hyogo) Celina 1996.04.13
Harima (Hyogo) Lima 1999.03.16
Sayama (Saitama) Worthington 1999.11.01
Toyohashi (Aichi) Toledo 2000.04.29
Funehiki/Tamura (Fukushima) Mansfield 2000.10.21
*As defined by CLAIR, the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations in Japan. Please see our definition of sister cities here.