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The Verla Groundwood and Board Mill is an outstanding example of the small-scale pulp and paper industry of northern Europe and North America of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Only a handful of such settlements can still be found today.

Verla Groundwood and Board Mill was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site during the 20th session of the World Heritage Committee with met in Mérida, Mexico, on 2 - 7 December, 1996.

Photos of Verla Groundwood and Board Mill

Verla Groundwood and Board Mill Museum, Finland
Verla Groundwood and Board Mill Museum, Finland
Author: Pöllö (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 61 03 43 E 26 38 27
Inscription Year: 1996
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: IV

Location Map of Verla Groundwood and Board Mill

Verla Groundwood and Broad Mill is number 4 on the map.


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Visiting Verla Groundwood and Board Mill

Verla Goundwood and Board Mill is located in Jaala, which in 2009 was merged with five other municipalities (Kouvola, Kuusankoski, Elimäki, Anjalankoski and Valkeala) to form the new expanded municipality of Kouvola. You can reach Kouvola by train from Helsinki.


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