Arvika Municipality

Arvika Municipality (Arvika kommun) is a municipality in Värmland County in west central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Arvika.

Arvika Municipality
Arvika kommun
Arvika Town Hall
Arvika Town Hall
Coat of arms of Arvika Municipality
Arvika Municipality in Värmland County.png
Coordinates: 59°39′N 12°35′E / 59.650°N 12.583°E / 59.650; 12.583Coordinates: 59°39′N 12°35′E / 59.650°N 12.583°E / 59.650; 12.583
CountrySweden
CountyVärmland County
SeatArvika
Area
 • Total1,956.13 km2 (755.27 sq mi)
 • Land1,649.06 km2 (636.71 sq mi)
 • Water307.07 km2 (118.56 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total25,854
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVärmland
Municipal code1784
Websitewww.arvika.se

The present municipality was created in 1971 when the former City of Arvika was amalgamated with five rural municipalities of Glava, Gunnarskog, Älgå, Brunskog and Stavnäs.

Arvika is most known for the annual Arvika Festival that attracts international artists.

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Notable nativesEdit

PoliticsEdit

Result of the 2018 municipality election (loss or gain from 2014 elections):[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 1 January 2014. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 27 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 22 February 2022. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  3. ^ "Valresultat – Arvika – Kommunval 2018". Valmyndigheten.

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