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Leivatho is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°08′N 20°36′E / 38.133°N 20.600°E / 38.133; 20.600Coordinates: 38°08′N 20°36′E / 38.133°N 20.600°E / 38.133; 20.600
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Kefalonia
Municipality Kefalonia
 • Municipal unit 62.6 km2 (24.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,745
 • Municipal unit density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΕ

Leivatho (Λειβαθώ) is a former municipality on the island of Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kefalonia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It lies south of Argostoli, on the central south coast of the island, and has a land area of 62.626 km² and a population of 5,745 (2011 census). Its largest towns are Peratáta (751), Svoronáta (pop. 710), Vlacháta (699), and Lakithra (613).


The municipal unit Leivathos is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

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  1. ^ "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)