Main exchanges with Xiangyang
On March 30, 2014, an economic goodwill mission led by the then Deputy Mayor was entrusted by the then Deputy Party Secretary and Major Bie Bixiong of Xiangyang to visit La Paz, Mexico, and the two cities entered into a letter of intent for establishing sister city ties.
Introduction to La Paz
La Paz is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur and the fourth largest municipality. It covers a total area of about 20,275 square kilometers and has a population of about 220,000. Its economy focuses on food industry and fishery.
La Paz is a beautiful city and is situated on Baja California Peninsula (or California Peninsula). Southern California became a quasi-state in 1888 and a state on September 24, 1974. La Paz is the capital city of the state of Baja California Sur. It is inferred from Neolithic murals discovered there that human had lived there early 10,000 years ago. The Isla Espíritu Santo group, which borders the northeast portion of the Bay of La Paz, is the primary tourist destination of the area as it is quite suitable for underwater activities such as diving and snorkeling.