About the Association

Founded in 1980, the Association is composed of individuals and organizations interested in promoting close ties between the people of Seattle and Nantes, France. 




  • To advance educational, cultural, and commercial relations between Seattle and Nantes


  • To inform and educate the public about our sister city
Monthly board meeting are held on the first Wednesday at 6:15pm at the Greenwood Branch of Seattle Public Library. 

Seattle-Nantes is one of Seattle's twenty-one sister cities. The purpose of the Association is to promote educational, cultural, social and other exchanges between the cities of Seattle, United States of America and Nantes, France. Visit seattle.gov to learn more about Seattle's sister cities.

Our History

The Seattle Channel offers a wonderful history of our sister city. Check out the video.

Learn about the Association and all our latest activities in the newsletter, Nantesense.

Seattle-Nantes Sister City Association