These are the towns across the world with links to Calderdale

These are the towns across the world with links to Calderdale

From France and Germany to Ireland and Tanzania, the borough of Calderdale and its towns are twinned with a number of interesting locations across the globe.

Here are the ten twin towns with connections to Calderdale. (Most pictures are from visits from the respective twin town societies from over the years.)

Musoma is situated in the Mara region, in the North West of Tanzania and is twinned with Calderdale. It includes part of the Serengeti National Park and has an area which is approximately the size of Wales. (Pic: Stephen Guy, 2011)

5. Musoma, Tanzania with Calderdale

Musoma is situated in the Mara region, in the North West of Tanzania and is twinned with Calderdale. It includes part of the Serengeti National Park and has an area which is approximately the size of Wales. (Pic: Stephen Guy, 2011)
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Riorges is a small semi-rural town has a population of approximately 11,000 in the department of the Loire in the region of the Rhone-Alpes. The beautiful region features green hills, rivers, lakes and vineyards.

6. Riorges, France with Elland

Riorges is a small semi-rural town has a population of approximately 11,000 in the department of the Loire in the region of the Rhone-Alpes. The beautiful region features green hills, rivers, lakes and vineyards.
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Roncq is a small, pleasant town in semi-rural surroundings in France just 3km from the border with Belgium and is another of Todmordens twin towns.  The town has a population of over 12,000. (Pic: Gail Allaby)

7. Roncq, France with Todmorden

Roncq is a small, pleasant town in semi-rural surroundings in France just 3km from the border with Belgium and is another of Todmordens twin towns. The town has a population of over 12,000. (Pic: Gail Allaby)
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St Pol is in Northern France, in the rolling wooded countryside of Flanders. Farming is the principal commercial activity in the region, although tourism also features so there are hotels and camp sites and, of course, restaurants.

8. St Pol sur Ternoise, France with Hebden Bridge

St Pol is in Northern France, in the rolling wooded countryside of Flanders. Farming is the principal commercial activity in the region, although tourism also features so there are hotels and camp sites and, of course, restaurants.
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