Municipal Union of Bamos

The M.U. of Vamos located in the north and east of Chania and has the headquarters in Vamos. This seaside Patent which, according to the census of 2001, has 2,932 inhabitants and a total area of ​​67,035 acres. The Patent section includes 9 Local Communities:

It is a mountainous region with diverse and interesting natural environment, dominated by local woody and herbaceous vegetation is characterized by its rich architectural heritage. More specifically, the area is dotted by small villages, most of whom are old. The climate is dry and warm and all the vegetation is adapted to issue.The last years, with various programs, ever increasing irrigated area. The coastal zone of the Primary section is rocky and steep with the exception of the beach of Almyrida and given the particular beauty is classified as protected by the program Natura 2000. Due to all these reasons, the area is suitable for mild forms of tourism development, which has already started to appear strongly in Plaka and Almyrida but on a smaller scale throughout the hinterland. The effort is aimed at this type of tourism development and ensure the protection of local character, is already the guideline under operation of the new municipal authority. The set up in accordance Environmental Education Center has been established and is housed in the old school of the head, and is the skeleton on which can support the development of the region, where the functions and actions of disseminated properly throughout the Primary section and not only . The strengths of the region consider the characterization of Gavalohori and surrounding small settlements as protected, while last requested and characterization of Vamos, a traditional settlement.