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Our Sister Cities
Ahmedabad, IndiaSister City since 2008
Our Sister CityRelationship
Ahmedabad and Columbus’ relationship is rooted in a mutual passion for business and economic growth, along with the largely expanding Indian population in Columbus.
Curitiba, BrazilSister City since 2014
Dresden, GermanySister City since 1992
Odense, DenmarkSister City since 1988
What is a Sister City?
“Columbus Sister Cities International’s programs directly assist in reducing barriers and building strong relationships that lead to successful business development. By building these strong collaborations, Columbus is playing a major international role that is critical to growth in the 21st century.”
Mayor of Columbus, Ohio
Honorary Chair, Greater Columbus Sister Cities International
Euroflora is a large European exhibition of flowers and plants and takes place every other year in our sister city of Genoa, Italy. The event brings in approximately 280,000 visitors and the City of Columbus has been assigned a plot of land to build an exhibit in 2022.
Columbus Pesto Championship
The sister city relationship between Genoa, Italy and Columbus, Ohio has been in place since 1955. Ten local contestants will take the stage to see who can produce the best pesto in the City of Columbus.
Dresden Education Exchange
Dresden became a Sister City on June 4, 1992. Since the start of our relationship, we’ve worked with Dresden to create multiple different cultural exchange programs.