In Fun Facts

Fun Fact Friday #9: The one with the 10 cities

Stuttgart has 10 sister cities

When you walk up Königstraße and look down to your feet at the intersection with Schulstraße, you see several coats of arms. Quite pretty, but why are they there?

The idea of sister cities was born after World War II to increase friendship and understanding between different cultures. But sister cities also support each other in terms of tourism and business development. Stuttgart has ten sister cities and you can find their coat of arms at the intersection of Königstraße and Schulstraße.

You can find the codes of arms of Stuttgart's sister cities on Königstraße

The 10 sister cities are:

  • Brünn (Czech Republic)
  • Cardiff (Wales, UK)
  • Kairo (Egypt)
  • Lodz (Poland)
  • Menzel Bourguiba (Tunis)
  • Mumbai (India)
  • Samara (Russia)
  • St. Helens (England, UK)
  • St. Louis (USA)
  • Strasbourg (France)

The friendship between St. Helens in the UK and Stuttgart dates back to 1949. The bond between Samara in Russia and Stuttgart is the youngest, it was formed in 1992.

The friendship between Stuttgart and its partner cities will be celebrated on June 30 at Treffpunkt Rotebühlplatz! There you can learn more about the ten cities, taste typical food and participate in workshops. More infomation here (only in German)


(Visited 101 times, 1 visits today)


Hello and welcome to "living in Stuttgart". I am Mel and I love this beautiful city. There are so many things to explore, I can't wait sharing them with you. So come along and let me show you Stuttgart the way I see it.

You may also like

Previous PostWhat's up this weekend - June 30 and July 1 in Stuttgart?
Next PostEvents this July in Stuttgart

Share your thoughts!

Notify of
This website stores some user agent data. These data are used to provide a more personalized experience and to track your whereabouts around our website in compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation. If you decide to opt-out of any future tracking, a cookie will be set up in your browser to remember this choice for one year. I Agree, Deny

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.