Vik, Sweden

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Vik is located in Skåne
Vik is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 55°37′N 14°17′E / 55.617°N 14.283°E / 55.617; 14.283Coordinates: 55°37′N 14°17′E / 55.617°N 14.283°E / 55.617; 14.283
Country Sweden
Province Skåne
County Skåne County
Municipality Simrishamn Municipality
 • Total 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 319
 • Density 526/km2 (1,360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Vik is a locality situated in Simrishamn Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 319 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It is the birthplace of the winner of the 1903 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Svante Arrhenius, known for creating a mathematical model for the greenhouse effect, for the Arrhenius equation, and for Arrhenius acids/bases.


  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.