New Bedford Print

The twinning agreement between the cities of Funchal and New Bedford was signed in 4th of July of 1984.

As a result of this agreement, the name of this sister city was attributed to two roads in Funchal City: “Rua Cidade de New Bedford” and “Travessa de New Bedford”.

New Bedford is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, located about 51 miles (82 kilometers) south of Boston, 28 miles (45 kilometers) southeast of Providence, Rhode Island, and about 12 miles (19 kilometers) east of Fall River. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 93,768 (93,102 during the 2005 census). It is the seventh largest city in the state. New Bedford is nicknamed "The Whaling City" due to the fact that it was one of the most important ports for the whaling industry. The city is considered one of the two major cities along the area of Massachusetts known as the South Coast (along with Fall River).

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To visit: (City Official Site) (Official Site of New Bedford)