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Pylaros is one of the municipalities on the Ionian island of Kefalonia. The seat of the municipality is Agia Effimia. In the north Pylaros borders on the municipality of Erissos, and on the frontier lies Kalo Mountain and Cape Agriosyko. In the south it borders on the municipalities of Kranaia and Sami, and on the frontier lies the mountain Agia Dynati. Pylaros forms a valley between the two mountains, and the river Xeropotamos flows through it. The valley of Pylaros is covered by forests, and contains many rare species of fauna.

The economy of the municipality is based on tourism and dairy farming. In the tablelands of Kalo Mountain, and at the tableland of Falari the main industry is stock-breeding and cheese-making. In bygone days, many of the inhabitants of Pylaros were cheese-makers, and they travelled to Italy and Balkans to make cheese. It is sometimes said that in Falari they produce the best Greek Feta cheese.
Pylarians have many traditions and customs. In the summer each village holds a religious festival or panigiri dedicated to a particular saint. Pylaria is the origin of one of the two traditional dances of Kefalonia, the Divaratikos. Pylarian is also known for its poetry, which is characteristically sarcastic.

Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Pylaros enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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