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Administrative Region : Central Macedonia
Regional unit : Chalkidiki

Krimni (Κρήμνη) Chalkidiki

Krimni is a settlement and today a homonymous municipal district of the Municipality of Polygyros, in the prefecture of Chalkidiki. It is located in the plain of North Halkidiki . The population of the settlement was 543 inhabitants in 2001, based on the corresponding population census. The main occupations are agriculture and animal husbandry. The forest of Agia Paraskevi is a sight to behold. The inhabitants of Krimni participated in the revolution of 1821. Great fighters of the revolution of 1821 were Ioannis Fotis and his brother Athanasios [1]. The main church is dedicated to Agios Nikolaos (in the old Fountain) [2].

The cultural association called "M.E.A.S. DOXA KRIMNIS" organizes events all year round.

The children from Krimni go to the Primary School of Zervochoria, which is located in Palaiochora.

The local football team Doxa Krimni has competed in A, B and C amateur category of the championship of EPS Halkidiki. While since 2019 due to administrative problems he is away from the championship.

It also has a significant blood donation that was founded in 2000 and to date has a large number of volunteers and in proportion to the population of the settlement, holds one of the first places in participation in Greece.


References

Nikos Emm. Papaikonomou, "Portrait of Fighters of 1821 from Chalkidiki and Thessaloniki", published by the Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki 2016, pp. 370-374, ISBN 978-960-9458-12-2
"Monuments of Chalkidiki". It was archived from the original on December 4, 2008. Retrieved February 23, 2008.

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