Sister Cities of Durham, North Carolina

Linking Durham to Cities in China, Costa Rica, England, Greece, Japan, Mexico, Romania, Russia, Tanzania

Durham, England, United Kingdom  

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, 


Activities of the Durham-UK City Committee

-- Neighbor Exchanges between the two cities

-- Photo Project: Photos of Durham, NC to Durham, England for Exhibit

-- Global "Tea Tasting"
--  WW I Wreath Ceremony
-- Hosting music and theatrical groups from Durham, England