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Faraklata is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°12′N 20°31′E / 38.200°N 20.517°E / 38.200; 20.517Coordinates: 38°12′N 20°31′E / 38.200°N 20.517°E / 38.200; 20.517
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Cephalonia
Municipality Cephalonia
Municipal unit Argostoli
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 800
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration KE

Faraklata (Greek: Φαρακλάτα) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Argostoli, Cephalonia, Greece. It is situated on a mountain slope above the eastern shore of the Gulf of Argostoli, at about 220 m elevation. Faraklata is 2 km south of Dilinata, 4 km northeast of Argostoli and 7 km northwest of Valsamata. The community consists of the villages Faraklata (population 411 in 2001), Razata (pop. 273), Drapano (pop. 83) and Prokopata (pop. 45). There is a small cave east of the village.[citation needed] Faraklata suffered great damage from the 1953 Ionian earthquake.

Historical population[edit]

Year Community population Village population
1981 - 472
1991 - 382
2001 812 411

External links[edit]


  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.