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Town Twinning

Sopot - Southend's Twin Town

Sopot, in Poland has been Southend-on-Sea's twin town since October 1999.

  • Situated in the north of the country, on the Baltic coast, Sopot has wonderful hotels, beaches, pubs and restaurants, as well as a wooden pier, and is an attractive spot for summer holidays.
  • It is one of the smallest, but also one of the most beautiful of Polish towns, with an estimated population in the region of 41,000.
  • Surrounded by a large forest to the west and Gdansk Gulf to the east, it is only four hours by train from the capital Warsaw.

If you would like to know more about Sopot, why not visit the official Sopot website.

For more information please see the Sopot fact sheet.

Page last updated: 09/02/2017