Valga – Valka Twin Town Centre Development


Project title, project number

“Valga – Valka Twin Town Centre Development”

No. Est-Lat 51


European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)


INTERREG Estonia – Latvia programme 2014 – 2020

Project duration

1st April, 2017 till 31st March, 2020

General objective

To improve and revitalize the cross–border joint urban area on the border of Estonia and Latvia in the centre of Valga–Valka Twin town.

Direct objectives

1) To improve physical connectivity and create new joint and integrated cross-border urban area in the Valga-Valka Twin Town Centre.

2) To promote Valga-Valka as a joint town, encourage integration of communities across the borders and increase visibility of the developed Twin Town Centre among inhabitants, tourists and entrepreneurs.

3) To develop appropriate business environment to support and attract private investments and entrepreneurship and promote cross–border cooperation in Valga-Valka Twin Town Centre.

Project partners

Lead partner: Valka Municipality Council

Project partner: Valga Town Government

Project total costs

3 529 411.76 EUR

Programme co-financing

2 999 999.98 EUR (85% of total costs)

Budget of Valka Municipality Council

1 771 737.29 EUR

State Budget Support

88 586.86 EUR (5% of total costs)

Contribution of Valka Municipality Council

177 173.74 EUR

Signed Contracts

On Elaboration of Building Design: In Project Studio Barcelona, SPC (reg. No. J66866781), price of contract 126 100.00 EUR.

Project coordinator, contact person

Jana Putniņa

Development and Planning Department

Head of Development and Project Unit

Mobile: + 371 26414197

Phone: + 371 64722250

E-mail: jana[punkts]putnina[uz]valka[punkts]lv


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