About the city
Concepción is one of the largest cities in Chile in terms of population, with 220,746 citizens.
About the twinning agreement
In May 2006, a twinning agreement was signed between Bethlehem Municipality, represented by its then mayor, Mr. Victor Batarseh, and Concepción Municipality, represented by its then mayor, Mrs. Jacqueline van Risselberg Herrera. The goal of the agreement is to promote the economic, social and cultural development of both cities, to exchange administrative and academic experience, and to organize meetings between people with experience in various fields of interest.