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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Set on a sweeping, sandy bay at Skafidia near the town of Pyrgos it's well worth spending a day or two on the beach, gazing out at the islands of Zakynthos (Zante) and Kefallonia, or choosing from a huge range of water-sports or land-based activities.
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The new renewable energy programme will support investment at small scale windfarms at sites across the country, including on the islands of Kefallonia, Chios, Lesvos, Crete, Mykonos, Samos, Evia, Limnos, Karpathos, Ikaria, Tinos, Psara and on the mainland in Karditsa.
While Captain Corelli had his mandolin and Penelope Cruz on the Greek island of Kefallonia, Captain Mayhem had to make do with a 25hp motorboat and the undisguised mirth of grizzled old seafarers who hadn't seen anything so funny since Nicolas Cage tried to speak with an Italian accent.
There are ferries between the island and Killini and in summer there are also services between Pessada on Kefallonia and Skinari.
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