Area: 346.25 km2
Population: 107.000 (2018)
Date of establishment of sisterhood relation with Binh Duong province: November 17th, 2015
The city of Emmen is located in the province of Drenthe, the Netherlands. Its borders encompass nearly 350 square kilometers, and have a population of slightly more than 107,000 people as of 2018. Emmen has seen significant growth in the last 150 years.
The city of Emmen struggled financially, but was given a significant boost with the opening of the Dierenpark Emmen, a zoo, in the 1980's. The zoo has since been expanded and currently attracts nearly 1.5 million visitors a year.
In November 17th, 2015, Binh Duong province and Emmen City signed the MOU on promoting cooperation and establish a relationship in the fields of economy, trade, service, tourism, import, export, and investment cooperation as well as working together to create favorable conditions for the activities of survey and market research carried out by the business delegations of each side, in order to promote trade activities, export and investment cooperation, with special attention to the promotion of trade activities and investment cooperation in accordance with the potentials and business excellences of each side and the support for business activities of small and medium enterprises.
MOU signing ceremony between Binh Duong province and Emmen City (Netherlands)