Sami 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. It is located on the central east coast of the island, and has a land area of 129.326 km². Its population was 2,895 at the 2001 census. Its municipal seat was the town of Sámi (pop. 1,223). Its next largest towns are Digaleto (545), Grizáta (420), and Karavomylos (342). It borders the Agia Effimia Bay to the north.