NELSON MANDELA BAY MUNICIPALITY, SOUTH AFRICA
Commonly known as Port Elizabeth, the Nelson Mandela Bay area is the fifth-largest city in South Africa with a population exceeding one million.
One of South Africa's major seaports and popular tourist destinations, located on the southeastern coast of Africa, midway between the ports of Duran and Cape Town.
Considered the economic powerhouse of the Eastern Cape province, with a well-established and diverse economy.
Internationally famous for its manufacturing of motor vehicles and production of textiles and leather goods.
DATE OF TWINNING: February 2, 2000