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Ships at Perama
Ships at Perama
Perama is located in Greece
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Peramatos.png
Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°34′E / 37.967°N 23.567°E / 37.967; 23.567Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°34′E / 37.967°N 23.567°E / 37.967; 23.567
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitPiraeus
 • MayorPantelis Zoumboulis (Ind.)
 • Municipality14.729 km2 (5.687 sq mi)
Elevation5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality25,389
 • Municipality density1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code188 63
Area code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ

Perama (Greek: Πέραμα) is a port city and a suburb of Piraeus and Athens (Greece). It lies on the southwest edge of the Aegaleo mountains, on the Saronic Gulf coast. It is 8 km northwest of Piraeus, and 15 km west of Athens city centre. The municipality has an area of 14.729 km2.[2] It forms the western terminus of the Port of Piraeus (Athens' port) and there is also a passenger port that provides ferry services to Salamis Island.

The name Perama comes from the Greek word "perasma" which means "passage". Perama has a secondary soccer team named Peramaikos F.C.

Historical population[edit]

Year Municipality
1981 23,012
1991 24,119
2001 25,720
2011 25,389

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.

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