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Visalia's Sister Cities

Putignano, Bari, Italy
Our relationship with Putignano started November 24, 1980.

It is located in Provincia di Bari (Providence of Bari), the Southern part of Italy. The Carnival of Putignano is recognized as one of the most important carnivals in Italy and attracts many visitors each year. It began in 1394 and is today the oldest Italian carnival. Much like Visalia, one of their main focuses has been agriculture, but it is becoming progressively more industrialized.


Miki, Japan
 Our relationship with Miki, Japan was formed October 15, 1966. 

The Miki City Sister City Committee furthers international understanding through the exchange of ideas, culture, education, municipal, professional and technical projects between the City of Visalia and Miki, Japan. 

Miki has a population of a little over 76,000 people...check out the Official Miki City, Japan Website (In English)
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