Central Tianjin lies about 75 miles southeast of central Beijing. Tianjin’s major industries include electronics, IT, automotive, biotech, pharmaceuticals, and petrochemicals. It is noted for its woven handicraft products, terra-cotta figurines, hand-painted woodblock prints, and extensive seafood cuisine.

The Philadelphia Orchestra has performed numerous times in Tianjin, and students from Tianjin and Philadelphia participated in the Sister Cities International Young Artists Showcase.


Population: 11,558,000

Partnership Began: December 6, 1979

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