Chionata (Greek: Χιονάτα) is a village and a community in the southeastern part of the island of Cephalonia, Greece. It is situated in the plain between the southeastern slope of Mount Ainos and the Ionian Sea coast. Its population in 2001 was 53 for the village and 170 for the community, which includes the villages Kolaitis (pop. 43) and Thiramonas (pop. 74). Chionata is 0.5 kilometres (0.3 mi) southeast of Valerianos, 1 kilometre (0.6 mi) west of Markopoulo and 9 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Poros. It was devastated by the 1953 Ionian Earthquake.