|Comune di Cinisi|
Location of Cinisi in the Province of Palermo
|• Total||33.16 km2 (12.80 sq mi)|
|Elevation||75 m (246 ft)|
|• Density||360/km2 (950/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Santa Fara|
The town is part of the Palermo metropolitan area, borders with the municipalities of Carini and Terrasini and count the civil parish (frazione) of Punta Raisi, seat of Palermo Airport. It is 36 km from Palermo centre, 77 km from Trapani and 31 km from Alcamo.
The Falcone-Borsellino Airport of Palermo, also known as Punta Raisi, is located in its municipal territory. Cinisi counts a pair of train stations (Cinisi-Terrasini on the Palermo-Trapani line and Punta Raisi, served by the Palermo metropolitan railway service) and is served by the A29 motorway.
- Giovanni Meli (1740–1815), Sicilian poet.
- Gaetano Badalamenti (1923–2004), powerful leader of the Sicilian Mafia.
- Giuseppe Impastato (1948–1978), political activist against Mafia. The 2000 film I cento passi, dedicated to him, was filmed in Cinisi.
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