city and port of Attica region, Greece

Piraeus[1] is a port and municipality in Athens, Attica, Greece, in the south of the center of Athens.

Port of Piraeus.
Municipal theatre.
Karaiskakis Stadium, home of Olympiacos.

The population of Piraeus is 163,688 (2011).

Population change

Year Municipal population Change Density
1981 196,389 - 17,853.55/km²
1991 182,671 -14,168/-7.25% 16,606.45/km²
2001 175,697 -6,974/-3.82% 15,972.45/km²

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Mayors of Piraeus change

Universities and technological institutes change

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  1. Modern Greek: Πειραιάς Peiraiás, Ancient Greek / Katharevousa: Πειραιεύς Peiraieús

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North: Nikaia, Korydallos and Agia Varvara
West: Drapetsona, Keratsini,Perama Piraeus East: Agios Ioannis Rentis and Moschato
South: Saronic Gulf, Phaleron Bay SE