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

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

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


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

Universities and technological institutes


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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