BatumiFriendship with Rostock since 2012
Batumi was founded in ancient Greece as a colony under the name „Batis“. It is derived from the Greek words „batis limin“ and means deep harbour.
BizerteFriendship with Rostock since 2017
For two thousand years the City of Bizerte has been a major seafaring and trading center.
HaikouFriendship with Rostock since 2011
With its origin as early as the Han Dynasty the City of Haikou is over 900 years old. It is also known as the “Coconut City” and is now the center of Hainan’s politics, economy, science, culture and transportation.
HefeiFriendship with Rostock since 2010
Hefei is the capital of the Eastern Chinese province of Anhui and forms the political, economic and cultural center of the region. If you are interested in exotic plants
KaliningradFriendship with Rostock since 1991
In 1946 Kaliningrad (literal translation: City of Kalinin) was renamed after the deceased Soviet Head of State Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin without any connection between the person and the city.
KarlskronaFriendship with Rostock since 2000
Karlskrona annually hosts a maritime festival, which is one of the oldest „sisters“ of Rostock’s international maritime festival „Hanse Sail“.
PanajachelFriendship with Rostock since 2018
Panajachel is located in a beautiful and picturesque natural landscape on the shore of the lake Atitlán. This city in Guatemala offers many fascinating attractions