Arvika ärˈvēˌkä [key], city (1990 est. pop. 14,000), Värmland co., W Sweden, on Lake Glafsfjorden. It is a commercial and industrial center, with a lake port. Arvika was mentioned in a 13th-century Norse saga.

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