Naro-Fominsk, located to the southwest of Moscow, Russia, covers an area of 1901 square kilometers with a population of 190,000. Half of its people live in urban areas.
Because of its healthy ecological environment, pleasant climate and beautiful natural environment, Naro-Fominsk is one of the best cities in Moscow Oblast. In 2009, the city was conferred the status of “City of Military Glory” for its glorious history in anti-Fascist wars.
Naro-Fominsk is famous for its agriculture, with the biggest agricultural output and the largest livestock and poultry farm in the Moscow Oblast. Its industry is thriving, with machine manufacturing, food processing and aircraft components as the backbone. It is well connected by highways and railways, only 60 kilometers away from the Moscow airport. Naro-Fominsk enjoys rapid developments in social and cultural sectors, with modern and comprehensive sports facilities, a relatively big-scale military museum, and a cultural museum.
In August 2009, recommended by Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Guangzhou, Foshan began to carry out exchanges with Naro-Fominsk. Reciprocal visits of government delegations and business delegations between the two cities have promoted the friendly cooperation and laid a solid foundation for mutual friendship. In February 2017, Foshan and Naro-Fominsk officially established sister city relations.
Art troupes from Naro-Fominsk visited Foshan and performed at Foshan Autumn Carnival for several times between 2011 and 2019, displaying wonderful Russian culture and tradition, which were well received by Foshan people.