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Cephalonia Prefecture

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Country  Greece
Capital  Argostoli
Postal codes  28x xx
Population  42,088 (2005)
Periphery  Ionian Islands
Area rank  49th
Area  904 km²
Cephalonia Prefecture
Subdivisions  List 3 provinces 8 municipalities 1 community
Points of interest  Myrtos Beach, Melissani Cave, Xi Beach, Petani Beach, Mount Ainos
Destinations  Ionian Islands, Argostoli, Skala, Fiskardo, Lixouri

The Cephalonia Prefecture (Greek: Νομός Κεφαλληνίας) was a prefecture in Greece, containing the Ionian islands of Cephalonia and Ithaca. In 2011 the prefectural self-government was abolished and the territory is now covered by the regional units of Cephalonia and Ithaca.


Map of Cephalonia, Greece


It was previously divided into 3 eparchies (provinces), and one independent municipality, Ithaca:

  • Krani Province - Argostoli
  • Paliki Province - Lixouri
  • Sami Province - Sami
  • Municipalities

    The prefecture was divided into eight municipalities and one community:

  • Argostoli
  • Eleios-Pronnoi
  • Erisos
  • Ithaca
  • Leivathos
  • Paliki
  • Pylaros
  • Sami
  • Omala (Community)
  • All of the preceding are on the Cephalonia island, except Ithaca, which is on its own island of the same name.


    Cephalonia Prefecture Wikipedia

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