Synonyms for kefalonia or Related words with kefalonia
Examples of "kefalonia"
Venerable Saint Gerasimos of
(Greek: Άγιος Γεράσιμος) is the patron saint of the island of
The 1953 Ionian earthquake (also known as the Great
earthquake) struck the southern Ionian Islands in Greece on August 12. In mid-August there were over 113 recorded earthquakes in the region between
and Zakynthos, and the most destructive was the August 12 earthquake. The event measured 7.2 on the surface wave magnitude scale, and it raised up the whole island of
by , and caused widespread damage throughout the islands of
( or ), formerly also known as Kefallinia or Kephallenia (), is the largest of the Ionian Islands in western Greece. It is also a separate regional unit of the Ionian Islands region, and the only municipality of the regional unit. It was also a former Latin Catholic diocese
–Zakynthos (Cefalonia–Zante) and short-lived titular see as just
It was founded in 1927 in Patras. Members included teams from the prefectures of Aetolia-Acarnania, Elis,
and Zakynthos. Aetolia-Acarnania established its own association in 1969, Elis and Zakynthos in 1971, and in 1975
and Ithaca Football Clubs Association).
-Ithaca Football Clubs Association () is one of the newest Greek amateur football clubs associations, representing teams from the Greek islands of
and Ithaca. The association was founded in 1981, after breaking up from the Achaea Football Clubs Association.
The Napier Gardens in Argostoli on the Greek island of
are named after him.
Archbishop. Yannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Corfu, Zakynthos and
From May 2010 AirSea Lines will also operate in
, Greece in a new route
In 1222 the Frankish Crusaders established the Diocese of
–Zakynthos (Cefalonia–Zante in Curiate Italian), which survived their rule and even the Turks. On 1919.06.03 the residential see was suppressed but immediately transformed into a Titular bishopric of
(Cefalonia in Italian), its territory and title being merged into the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Corfu–Zakynthos–
. In 1921 this was also suppressed, never having had an incumbent.
Sky Express, a domestic Greek Airline offers three flights per week to Corfu, via Zakynthos,
Dionysios A. Zakythinos or Zakythenos (; Lixouri,
1905 – Athens, 18 January 1993) was a leading Greek Byzantinist.
The region was established in the 1987 administrative reform, comprising the prefectures of Corfu,
and Ithaca, Lefkada and Zakynthos.
It has also been suggested that Paliki, the western peninsula of
, is Homer's Ithaca. It has been argued that in Homeric times Paliki was separated from
by a sea channel since closed up by earthquake-induced rockfalls. However, no scientific review publications are available in support of this theory.
Although known as the "Great
earthquake", damage was very heavy in Zakynthos' eponymous capital city. Only two buildings survived there; the rest of the island's capital had to be rebuilt. Argostoli, the capital of
, suffered substantial damage and all of Kefalonia's buildings were flattened except for those in Fiskardo in the far north.
Voutsinas was born in Khartoum, Sudan on 22 August 1932. His father was from Skinea,
, Greece and his mother also from
, Greece. Voutsinas studied acting and costume design at the Old Vic School and drama and song at the Webber Douglas Academy in New York, and, in 1957, joined The Actors Studio.
Vatsa Bay (Vazza) is a bay on the southern tip of Paliki peninsula of
, Greece. This is an area that lies away from the main towns and villages in
and preserves a rural charm for the visitor. There is no public transport, and access has to be by car.
Lixouri (, Katharevousa: Ληξούριον) is the main town on the peninsula of Paliki in the island of
, one of the Ionian Islands of western Greece. Lixouri is the second largest community in
after Argostoli and before Sami and is the capital of the small peninsula. It is located south of Fiskardo, west of Argostoli.
Earthquakes still regularly shake the islands of Zakynthos and
, including several 2006 earthquakes at Zakynthos and others in 2003 and 2005. Lately there were two large earthquakes on January 26 and February 3, 2014, which were measured 6.1 and 6.0 on the Richter scale. The epicenters of both were in
at very shallow depths and caused damage to the island.
Paliki () is a peninsula and a former municipality on the island of
, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality
, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 119.341 km. The name comes from the ancient town of Pale/Pali, which was north of Lixouri and is now an archaeological site. The peninsula is the westernmost part of
. The seat of the municipality was the town Lixouri (3.752).
Italy has an embassy in Athens, and honorary consulates in Alexandroupoli,
, Chania, Chios, Corfu, Corinth, Ioannina, Heraklion, Kavala, Larissa, Patra, Rhodes, Thessaloniki, Santorini, and Volos.
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