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Surface sediments were collected from the coastal zone of Drapetsona–Keratsini (Saronikos Gulf, Greece) in December 2012 for determining the local benthic foraminiferal community, identifying their spatial distribution patterns, and evaluating the response of foraminiferal species to geochemical composition through the hierarchical cluster analysis, principal component analysis and Spearman's rho correlation. Foraminifera can be classified into three distinct assemblages associated with the granulometry, elemental geochemistry, particulate organic carbon content and degree of sediment contamination. A relatively low-diversity assemblage, dominated by stress-tolerant taxa with Ammonia tepida Bolivina spathulata and Bulimina elongata being the prevailing species, is characteristic of the silty seabed of the main part of Drapetsona coastal zone and the Keratsini Port central basin, where organic carbon content, aliphatic and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons concentrations and trace metal loads are greatly elevated. On the sandy bottom of the investigated area, relatively high frequencies of miliolids prevail. An epiphytic rotaliid-dominated assemblage is recorded in the slightly-polluted sedimentary bottom of the inner and western part of the Keratsini Port.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.