Faistos (Greek: Φαιστός) is a municipality in Heraklion peripheral unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Moires. It is named after the ancient city Phaistos, located in the municipality.
The municipality Faistos was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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