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Vlachata is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°7.4′N 20°37.5′E / 38.1233°N 20.6250°E / 38.1233; 20.6250Coordinates: 38°7.4′N 20°37.5′E / 38.1233°N 20.6250°E / 38.1233; 20.6250
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Kefalonia
Municipality Kefalonia
Municipal unit Leivatho
Elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 699
 • Population 853 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 280 83
Area code(s) 26710
Vehicle registration KE

Vlachata (Greek: Βλαχάτα, also Βλαχάτα Εικοσιμίας) is a village and a community in the eastern part of the municipal unit of Leivatho near the south coast of the island of Kefalonia, Greece. To avoid confusion with another Vlachata near Sami, it is also known as Vlachata Eikosimias. The community consists of the villages Vlachata and Simotata, which is 2 km east of Vlachata. Vlachata is situated on a mountain slope above the Ionian Sea coast, at about 200 m elevation. Mount Ainos, the highest point of Cephalonia, is 4 km to the northeast. Vlachata is 1 km northwest of Lourdata, 2 km southeast of Mousata, 13 km southwest of Poros and 13 km southeast of Argostoli. The road from Argostoli to Poros runs through Vlachata. Vlachata suffered great damage from the 1953 Ionian earthquake.

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 589 -
1991 520 -
2001 578 -
2011 699 853

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