The small village of Kremmydia, located in Messinia, has managed to make an impressive entry into the Guinness World Records. Despite the fact that the primary occupation of its residents was agriculture, this did not prevent them from investing in education.
In the year 2000, Kremmydia was registered in the Guinness World Records as the village with the highest percentage of science graduates in its total population.
According to the report in the Guinness World Records, the percentage of scientists in relation to the community’s total population was around 30%, meaning approximately one in three residents held a degree in a scientific field.
However, with the decrease in population, things have changed significantly. The village’s sole primary school, where many of these scientists studied, has closed due to a lack of students.