Uherské Hradiště has 5 twin towns: Bridgwater (UK), Krosno (Poland), Skalica (Slovakia), Mayen (Germany) and Sárvár (Hungary).
Bridgwater in Somerset, England, is the administrative centre of the Sedgemoor District and the leading market and industrial town in the county. The town lies along both sides of the River Parrett and it has a population of 41,000. Bridgwater has a rich history dating back to at least 800 A.D. From its very origins, Bridgwater has been a maritime trading centre and it was the birthplace of Admiral Robert Blake.
Bridgwater has been our twin town since 1992.
The town of Krosno lies on the river Wisłok in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, southeastern Poland. It has nearly 48,000 inhabitants. Krosno is a medieval royal town, a centre of cloth, linen, canvas and Hungarian wine trade. Today it is well-known for its quality glassware and crystal that is distributed throughout the world. It is one of the most dynamic towns in Poland, developing at a great speed.
Krosno has been our twin town since 2009.
Link: http://www.krosno.pl; www.visitkrosno.pl
The district town of Skalica is located in northwestern Slovakia, near the Czech border and it is one of the oldest Slovakian towns. The site has been inhabited since 4000 BC and was part of the Great Moravian Empire. Its town privileges were conferred in 1372 by King Louis of Hungary. Today it has got around 15,000 inhabitants.
Skalica has been our twin town since 2009.
Mayen is a historic town in the Mayen-Koblenz District of the Rhineland-Palatinate Federal State of Germany. It lies on the river Nette, in the eastern part of the Volcanic Eifel Region. The town itself was granted its charter in 1291, though its history goes back to Roman times when basalt mining was an important local industry which continued to the present century. Nowadays only light industry is carried out, the principal one being paper making. Despite its strong fortification Mayen was destroyed several times. One of the oldest remaining buildings in the town is the castle Genoveva which overlooks a market square. Today it has a population of 20,000.
Mayen has been our twin town since 1994.
Sárvár is a town of nearly 16,000 inhabitants in Vas county, Hungary. It boasts an ancient Nádasdy Castle and botanical garden with arboretum. The first Hungarian book, The New Testament of 1541, was printed here. Sárvár is best known as a spa town, seeked for the healing powers of its mineral springs. The town has a rich folklore heritage.
Sárvár has been our twin town since 2012.