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International Status

Xinchang Xian, Zhejiang, China (affiliated on Nov. 26, 2004)

Affiliation Date: Nov. 26, 2004

General Status

  • Location : The eastern part of Zhejiang in the southeast region of China
  • Area : 1,213㎢
  • Population : 430 thousand
  • Major Industries: Tea(茶), pharmaceuticals, textile factories, automobiles, refrigerators and air conditioners. The city is famous for its outstanding, overall development of natural products in the producing area.
  • Environmental & Geographical Features: has a tropical monsoon climate with four distinct seasons. The terrain is high on the southwest side and low on the northeast side. Also the region is tilted to the southeast direction.

Exchange Status

  • Mutual friendly visit 4 times for Hapcheon-gun, 2 times for Sinchang-hyeon

Website : http://www.zjxc.gov.cn

Mitoyo, Kagawa-hyeon, Japan (affiliated on Jul. 13, 1996)

Affiliation Date: Jul. 13, 1996

General Status

  • Location : Southern Kagawa-hyeon of Shikoku region in the southweat part of Japan
  • Area : 222.6㎢
  • Population : 70 thousand
  • Major Industries: Agriculture and forestry, fishing, industrial business, salt manufacture, port industry. Major regional products are tea, grapes, tangerines and udon noodles. 70% of the Kagawa-hyeon's entire production comes from Mitoyo.
  • Environmental & Geographical Features: Miyota is located on the west part of Kagawa-hyeon in Shiikoku District of Japan. Sanuki Mountain range is stretched from the south to the southeast region and many big and small mountains are nearby. To the northwest, there is Shonai penninsula on Seto inland sea. There are many beautiful beaches and islands along this region. At the center of Mitoyo, there is a spacious plain and aroud that lies beautiful streams such as Saita and Takase.

Exchange Status

  • Mutual friendly visits, 10 times by Hapcheon-gun 10, 15 times by Mitoyo City
  • Middle School Students, 10 exchanges of homestay exchange programs
  • Public officials' overseas training (2 times)

Website : http://www.city.mitoyo.lg.jp

Bergen County, New Jersey, USA (affiliated on Jul. 1, 2004)

Affiliation Date: Jul. 1, 2004

General Status

  • Location : Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
  • Area : 614㎢
  • Population : 850 thousand
  • Major Industries: Service industry, Commercial business
  • Envrionmental & Geographical Features: As one of 4 founding counties of Jew Jersey, most of the initial residents comprised of the Dutch. It is a satellite city of New York City and most of the residents are well-off and they usually go to work at New York City.

Exchange Status

  • Mutual friendly visits (1 time)
  • Highschool Exchange Student Program (3 times)

Website : http://co.bergen.nj.us