Our Sister Cities

Columbus has ten sister cities throughout the globe:
Accra, Ghana

Ahmedabad, India

Curitiba, Brazil

Dresden, Germany

Hefei, China

Herzliya, Israel

Genoa, Italy

Odense, Denmark

Seville, Spain

Tainan City, Taiwan


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Columbus 2017 Marathon Ambassadors

Greater Columbus Sister Cities International (GCSCI), in partnership with the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon and Dresden Sister City, Inc., is pleased to announce 14 local residents who have been selected to represent the Columbus Region in this year’s Sister Cities Marathon Exchange. This is the fifth year that runners will be traveling to Dresden, Germany, and the second year to Curitiba, Brazil and Hefei, China.
  • Curitiba, Brazil

    Diane Alecusan, Chelsea Alexander, Kristen Hosni, Maggie Gons

  • Hefei, China

    William Haynes, Avery Gustovich, Courtney Werts, Sandy Hugill, Kristian M. Mines

  • Dresden, Germany

    Daralyn Baldogo, Rebecca Fox, Stephen Wilson, Devon Whitaker, Ann B. Fowble