Sister Cities of Durham, North Carolina

Arusha-Tanzania, Durham-UK, Kavala-Greece, Kostroma-Russia, Toyama-Japan, Zhuzhou-China

PIctured above:   The poppy wreath, sent from Durham, England, was placed on the World War I Memorial in Durham with representatives of the County Commissioners and City Council attending.


DURHAM, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM, Sister City since 1975.

Durham is a former coal-mining region.  Durham's university is the third-oldest in England.  Its 900-year-old cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

For he "Mountains-Waterways" Durham is just 20 miles inland from the North Sea,