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.[CN] Faraklata suffered great damage from the 1953 Ionian Earthquake.
Year Community population Village population
1981 - 472
1991 - 382
2001 812 411
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