Sister County Partnership
Loudoun County has a partnership with the German County of Main-Taunus-Kreis, which lies within the greater Frankfurt metropolitan region.
Loudoun and Main-Taunus-Kreis share striking similarities, including:
Sister County Relationship
- A geographic location near a major international city
- Excellent schools
- Governments focused on providing the best services possible for citizens and business communities
- Robust economies and attractive conditions for business developments
- Towns with a commitment to preserving and integrating their many historic treasures with 21st century development
The sister county relationship involves mutually beneficial cooperation and exchanges in key areas of business, culture, history, and education, including a government practicum for Germany Gymnasium or college-preparatory school pupils.
These visitors come to Loudoun County to work with various departments or in local businesses and nonprofit organizations for a two-week period. Pictured, at right, are members of the first group of students from Germany to participate in the program.
Read about the geography of Main-Tanus-Kreis