Twin cities

Sister-cities:

Ranua - Fukaura town (Iwasaki village) , Aomoti pref. (1990)
Kemijärvi - Sobetsu town, Hokkaido (1993)
Housjärvi - Naie town, Hokkaido (1995)
Jyväskylä - Niiza city, Saitama pref. (1997)
Kalajoki - Izumo city, Shimane pref. (2003)

Other bilateral relations:

Oulu - Sendai city, Miyagi (2005)
- industrial development

Links:

Local Finland
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations Japan