Cephalonia


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Cephalonia,

Greece: see KefalliníaKefallinía
or Cephalonia
, island (1991 pop. 29,392), c.300 sq mi (780 sq km), W Greece, the largest of the Ionian Islands. It has an irregular coastline and is largely mountainous, rising to c.5,340 ft (1,630 m) at Mt.
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Cephalonia

a mountainous island in the Ionian Sea, the largest of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece. Pop.: 36 404 (2001). Area: 935 sq. km (365 sq. miles)
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a love story set on the Greek island of Cephalonia which follows the lives of Dr Iannis, his beautiful, strong-willed daughter Pelagia and the Italian Captain Antonio Corelli during the Italian and German occupation of the island in the Second World War.
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In January 2014, several thousand people found themselves homeless on the holiday island of Cephalonia in the Ionian Islands after a 5.8 magnitude quake.
The bike mechanic from Cardiff was worrying about the price of the air fare when she accepted the challenge from fellow cyclists to use pedal-power to get to the ceremony on the Greek Island of Cephalonia.
26 and Feb 3, 2014 Cephalonia island, Ionian Sea, Greece, was struck by two strong, shallow earthquakes (Table 1; Karastathis et al., 2014; Papadopoulos et al., 2014; Valkaniotis et al., 2014; NOA moment magnitudes 6.0 and 5.9, respectively).
Earthquakes are common in GreeceThousands of people were left homeless in January by a quake on the Greek Ionian island of Cephalonia.
ATyNA (CyHAN)- An earthquake of 5.7 on the Richter scale magnitude hit the western Greek island of Cephalonia early Monday, according to Athens Geodynamic Institute, with no injuries or extensive material damage.
A strong aftershock rattled the island of Cephalonia inwestern Greece on Monday, just a week after a slightly more powerful earthquake hit the region, sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes and damaging buildings.
These destinations include Alexandroupolis, Chania, Chios, Heraklion, Ioannina, Kavala, Cephalonia, Corfu, Kos, Lemnos, Mykonos, Mytilene, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, and Thessaloniki.
Rome's martial court found Alfred Stork guilty of the killing of at least 117 Italian military officers, who were executed by firing squad on the Greek island of Cephalonia in 1943, after they had surrendered.
Stavridis said Melissanidis dropped him off at the Greek island of Cephalonia, which the shipowner would have passed anyway on his way to France.