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Metropolitan Area: Piraeus
Location: 37° 57′ 55″ N, 23° 34′ 25″ E

15 km²

Rank 3rd
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank


 around/1,607.93 km²

sea level
5 m(centre)
around 300 to 400 m
Postal code: 18863
Area/distance code: 11-30-210 (030-210)
-402, 441
Municipal code: 4013
Car designation: Y (prev.)
Z pres.

Perama (Greek: Πέραμα) is a port city and a suburb of Piraeus that lies on the southwest edge of the Aegaleo mountains. It creates the western terminus of the Port of Piraeus (Athens' port). Houses lie within the sea. It also has the port to Salamis only 1 km away from the island. Ferry services continue. The city has only one main road connecting Lambrakis and Petrou Ralli Avenues, along with the rest of Athens. Much of the community is rocky and mountainous.

Perama has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, banks, a police station a post offic, a secondary soccer team named Peramaikos FC and squares (plateies).

Historical population

Year Municipal population Change Density
1981 23,012 - 1,534.13/km²
1991 24,119 1,107/48.11% 1,607.93/km²

North: Chaidari, Aegaleo (NE)
West: Gulf of Eleusis Perama East: Keratsini
South: Gulf of Eleusis/Saronic Gulf?

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