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Simantra

Halkidiki Greece

Simantra is near the Nea Moudania, with 2526 inhabitants, who are mainly occupied with agriculture and trade.

One of the biggest carnivals of Halkidiki is organized in Simantra by local bodies, under the auspices of the Municipal Council.

History:
Simantra is a refugee’s village, built by the refugees of Artaki of Propontida and Sementra of Kappadokia, from which later on it was named after. Its habitants set up in the settlement, which was then named Karkara in 1922 and 1924 respectively.

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