1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Prahan
PRAHRAN, a city of Bourke county, Victoria, Australia, 3½ m. by rail S.E. of Melbourne and suburban to it. Pop. (1901), 41,161. It is connected with Melbourne by cable tram over a fine iron girder bridge across the Yarra. Many of its streets are planted with trees and it has numerous handsome shops and villas. Prahran was proclaimed a city in 1879.