About the town
La Cisterna, Spanish for "the cistern", is a town in Chile located in Santiago province. It was founded in 1925 as part of the Greater Santiago.
About the twinning agreement
An agreement of cooperation and mutual assistance was signed in May 2011 between Mr. Victor Batarseh, the then Mayor of Bethlehem, and Mr. Santiago Rebolledo Pizarro, theh then Mayor of La Cisterna. Both cities agreed to look after the well-being of their inhabitants, ensuring the participation in the economic, social and cultural progress of their cities. This would be achieved by promoting the development of educational, health, cultural and scientific activities through building up a system of mutual cooperation and collaboration.