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Värtsilä-Niirala Cross-Border Cooperation Center
Funded by Interreg II Karelia 1996-1999

Objective of the project

The objective of the project was to improve the Värtsilä-Niirala cross-border cooperation centre. The centre paves the way for the development of tourism and small enterprises benefitted from the border of the Central Karelia sub-region, helps enterprises to solve practical problems of cross-border trade and promotes business contacts to increase trade. The centre should also develop the functions of the border station, which should stimulate regional development and promote interests.

Main activities


Basic information


Värtsilä-Niirala Cross-Border Cooperation Center


1996-10-01 - 1999-12-01

Total Budget / Programme funding

243 862 € / 113 522 €

Lead partner

Town of Kitee
Lead partner web-site


City of Sortavala