Sami, Cephalonia

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Sami is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
DE Samis.svg
Coordinates: 38°15′N 20°39′E / 38.250°N 20.650°E / 38.250; 20.650Coordinates: 38°15′N 20°39′E / 38.250°N 20.650°E / 38.250; 20.650
Administrative regionIonian Islands
Regional unitCephalonia
 • Municipal unit129.3 km2 (49.9 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΚΕ

Sami (Greek: Σάμη) is a town and a former municipality on the island of Cephalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Cephalonia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located on the central east coast of the island, and has a land area of 129.326 km².[3] Its population was 2,341 at the 2011 census. Its municipal seat was the town of Sámi (pop. 1,025). Its next largest towns are Karavomylos (385), Grizáta (362) and Digaleto (316).


View of Sami

Sami Province (Greek: Επαρχία Σάμης) was one of the provinces of Cephalonia Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipal units Erisos, Pylaros and Sami.[4] It was abolished in 2006.

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  4. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). (39 MB) (in Greek and French)