The City of Riverside has formed relationships with nine cities around the world to foster valuable trade and diplomatic connections.

Sister Cities

"The Sister Cities Program is an important resource to the negotiations of governments in letting the people themselves give expression of their common desire for friendship, goodwill and cooperation for a better world for all.” - President Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • Sendai, Japan (1957) 
  • Cuautla, Mexico (1968) 
  • Ensenada, Mexico (1976) 
  • Jiangmen, People’s Republic of China (1996) 
  • Gangnam-gu, Republic of Korea (1999)
  • Hyderabad, India (2000) 
  • Obuasi, Ghana (2008) 
  • Erlangen, Germany (2011)
  • Can Tho, Socialist Republic of Vietnam (2015)