For other uses, see Perama (disambiguation).

Ships at Perama

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
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit Piraeus
  Mayor Pantelis Zoumboulis (Ind.)
  Municipality 14.729 km2 (5.687 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
  Municipality 25,389
  Municipality density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 188 63
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z

Perama (Greek: Πέραμα) is a port city and a suburb of Piraeus (Greece). It lies on the southwest edge of the Aegaleo mountains, on the Saronic Gulf coast. It is 8 km northwest of central 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

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

See also


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