Town Twinning - Connected with the whole world
No matter which country you leave to come live in the Ruhr region, it is very likely that you meet fellow countrymen and -women. For decades, people of different origins have been finding a new home in this region. Meanwhile people from almost 200 distinct countries are living in the Ruhr region. There is a long tradition of partnerships that connect the Ruhr cities and districts with the whole world. The oldest partnerships emerged in 1949 with cities in Great Britain. Today, around 230 partnerships in 30 countries form the basis of global economic and cultural cooperation.
You find the Town Twinning Partner Cities and Districts in the world map and the map of the Ruhr region below.
The results are linked with websites of the Cities and Districts.