About the city
Suceava is the largest city and the seat of governance of Suceava County. It is situated in the historical region of Moldavia, north east of Romania.
During the years 1388 to 1564, the city was the third capital of the Principality of Moldavia. Between 1775 and 1918, Suceava fulfilled the task of an important, strategically-located commercial border town with the then Romanian Old Kingdom. During that period, it received a large number of German-speaking. After 1918, Suceava became part of the enlarged Kingdom of Romania. Nowadays, within the economic framework of the European Union, the city is one of the most significant economic, touristic, and historical urban centers of the Romanian north east development region.
About the twinning agreement
In May 2018, a twinning agreement was signed between Bethlehem, represented by its Mayor, Adv. Anton Salman, and Suceava, represented by its Mayor, Ion Lungu. The domains of the agreement were about the collaboration in the economic and commercial activities; in the educational sector; in the fields of culture, religion, tourism and sport; in the field of environmental protection, medical and municipal services; and the collaboration in the field of local public administration.