Koriyama, Japan

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Date of sisterhoodStart exchanges on December 28, 2003

General Information

  • LocationFukushima-hyeon, Japan
  • Size of the land757.06 ㎢
  • Population337,000 people
  • FeaturesRice production amount at 20.34 billion yen (Nation’s 19th top) Agriculture city with more than 20 hot spring, Singansen Station
  • Major highwaysCalled port of the land due to having the Fukushima Airport
  • Specialtiesrice, local wine, pastry, beans
  • Major exchanges
    • Icheon / Koriyama Cities Football exchanges with elementary students
    • 2003 (Period: 12/28/2003 – 12/9 (Janghowon Elementary School – Fukushima-hyeon, Keonkuk University Stadium in Daewol-myeon))
    • 2004 (Date: 7/31/2004 – 08/02 (Janghowon Elementary School - Koriyama City, Icheon Stadium))
    • Regular participation in Koriyama Football Festival
    • 2005 [Icheon Elementary School participation, 03/24/2005 – 03/28, Koriyama City West football field]
    • 2006 [ Icheon South Elementary School, 0/23/2006 – 03/27, Koriyama City West football field]
    • 2007 [Icheon Elementary School participation, 03/22/2007 – 03/26, Koriyama City West football field]