Pikrolimni

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Pikrolimni
Πικρολίμνη
Location
Pikrolimni is located in Greece
Pikrolimni
Pikrolimni
Coordinates 40°52′N 22°48′E / 40.867°N 22.800°E / 40.867; 22.800Coordinates: 40°52′N 22°48′E / 40.867°N 22.800°E / 40.867; 22.800
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Kilkis
Municipality: Kilkis
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 7,395
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΚΙ

Pikrolimni (Greek: Πικρολίμνη) is a former municipality in the Kilkis regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kilkis, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 7,395 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Mikrokampos. From Mikrokampos, there was the great Macedonian Fighter of the area, during the Macedonian Struggle, Ioannis Koutsokostas. Another Macedonian fighter from Mikrokampos was, Evlampios Vyziinos. Xylokeratia is an historical village, named Klitae in ancient times.

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)