Sister Cities of Durham, North Carolina

Arusha, Celaya, Durham-UK, Kavala, Kostroma, Sibiu, Tilaran, Toyama, Zhuzhou


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,