Vyborgsky district is located in the north-western part of Leningrad region. The district borders Republic of Karelia in the north, Pryozersky municipal district of Leningrad region in the north-east, Saint Petersburg federal city in the east (the distance between Vyborg and Saint Petersburg is 138 km) and frontier with Finland in the west (the length of the frontier is 120 km).
Distance to Saint Petersburg: 138 km
Administrative centre: Vyborg
Area: 7,431.2 km2
Population: 198,226 people (urban population – 64.7%, rural population – 35.3%)
Infrastructure: the transport complex of Vyborgsky district includes rail, road, ship and pipeline transport. The transport network of the district consists of:
- main railroad directions: Saint Petersburg – Helsinki (it is a part of the 9th intermodal transport corridor), Vyborg – Khyitola, Saint Petersburg – Zelenogorsk – Primorsk – Vyborg;
- federal motorway of international importance Scandinavia, including main regional roads going to the same direction: Zelenogorsk – Primorsk – Vyborg and Molodezhnoe – Verkhne-Cherkasovo;
- sea trade ports and terminals (Vyborg, Vysotsk, Primorsk).
Main pipeline transport consists of two lines of the pipeline Saint Petersburg – Vyborg – state border with 820 and 1,020 mm diameter and of Baltic pipeline system Kirishi-Primorsk.
Economy: the economic potential of Vyborgsky municipal district is based on the diversified structure of economy, highly competitive enterprises in such spheres as shipbuilding, pulp and paper industry, cargo processing in port complexes.
There are 5,085 enterprises and organizations (47% of them are small and micro-enterprises) and 5, 139 individual entrepreneurs operating in the territory of the district.
The turnover of organizations of all types of activities has increased over the last four years by 1.5 times and in nominal volume amounted to almost 150 billion rubles. Vyborgsky district steadily provides 7% in the total regional turnover.
According to the estimates, in 2019 the leading types of economic activity providing the main share in the turnover, were the following: industry (50%), transportation and storage (23%), wholesale and retail trade (14%), agriculture and forestry (6%).
- International Paper – pulp and paper industry
- SCA Hygiene Products Russia – pulp and paper industry
- Vyborg Shipyard – production of ships
- Rockwool - North – production of other non-metal mineral goods
- TechnoNikol - Vyborg – production of other non-metal mineral goods
- Priborostroitel – production of machines and equipment
- Zavod Pirs – production of machines and equipment
- NTL Packing – production of packing
- Veresk – manufacture of food products
- Vyborg Open-Pit Management – extraction of other minerals
- Kamennogorsk Open-Pit Management – extraction of other minerals
- Kamennogorsk Industrial Minerals Combine – extraction of other minerals
- Gavrilovsk Open-Pit Management – extraction of other minerals
- Dorpromgranit – extraction of other minerals
- Vyborg Wastewater Treatment Plant – installation of domestic water meters free of charge
- Vyborgteploenergo – production and distribution of electric energy, gas and water
- Trafo – production of electric equipment