Prahran is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 5 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, situated inside the City of Stonnington neighborhood government region. Prahran recorded a populace of 12,982 at the 2016 Census. Prahran is a piece of Greater Melbourne, with numerous shops, eateries and bistros. The territory of Prahran, focused along Commercial Road was one of Melbourne's gay towns. The shopping road Chapel Street is a blend of upscale design boutiques and bistros.
Greville Street, when the focal point of the Melbourne's flower child network, has numerous bistros, bars, eateries, book shops, attire shops and music shops. Prahran takes its name from Pur-ra-ran, a compound of two Aboriginal words, signifying "arrive halfway encompassed by water". The vicinity of the Yarra River and a marsh toward the southwest Albert Park Lake is the remainder clarifies that depiction. In 1837 George Langhorne named the region Pur-ra-ran, a compound of two Aboriginal words, signifying "arrive incompletely encompassed by water". When he educated the Surveyor-General Robert Hoddle of the name, it was composed as "Prahran".