Kivik

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Kivik
A classic Kivik cottage
A classic Kivik cottage
Kivik is located in Skåne
Kivik
Kivik
Kivik is located in Sweden
Kivik
Kivik
Coordinates: 55°41′N 14°14′E / 55.683°N 14.233°E / 55.683; 14.233Coordinates: 55°41′N 14°14′E / 55.683°N 14.233°E / 55.683; 14.233
CountrySweden
ProvinceSkåne
CountySkåne County
MunicipalitySimrishamn Municipality
Area
 • Total1.25 km2 (0.48 sq mi)
Population
(31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total960
 • Density766/km2 (1,980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Kivik is a locality in Simrishamn Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 960 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It is in a part of Scania (Skåne) called Österlen.

Kivik is known for its annual market, usually taking place on the third Monday through Wednesday of July each year. It's also known for its abundant production of herring, apples and apple cider, usually sold in large quantities at the market.

Kivik is the site of The King's Grave, a Bronze Age circular burial site, at 75 metres in diameter the largest in Sweden.

The national park of Stenshuvud is to the south of the village.

Kungagraven in Kivik

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.

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