Cinisi

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Cinisi

Cìnisi  (Sicilian)
Comune di Cinisi
Cinisi beach
Cinisi beach
Location of Cinisi in the Province of Palermo
Location of Cinisi in the Province of Palermo
Location of Cinisi
Cinisi is located in Italy
Cinisi
Cinisi
Location of Cinisi in Italy
Cinisi is located in Sicily
Cinisi
Cinisi
Cinisi (Sicily)
Coordinates: 38°10′N 13°6′E / 38.167°N 13.100°E / 38.167; 13.100Coordinates: 38°10′N 13°6′E / 38.167°N 13.100°E / 38.167; 13.100
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityPalermo (PA)
FrazioniPunta Raisi, Orsa, Pozzillo, Carini, Terrasini
Government
 • MayorGianni Palazzolo (Civic List)
Area
 • Total33.16 km2 (12.80 sq mi)
Elevation
75 m (246 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total12,250
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cinisense(i)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90045
Dialing code091
ISTAT code082031
Patron saintSanta Fara
WebsiteOfficial website

Cinisi (Italian: [ˈtʃiːnizi]; Sicilian: Cìnisi [ˈtʃiːnɪsɪ]) is a town and a comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo in Sicily. As of 1 January 2018 it has a population of 12,250.[3]

Geography[edit]

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 kilometres (22 mi) from Palermo centre, 77 kilometres (48 mi) from Trapani and 31 kilometres (19 mi) from Alcamo.

Culture[edit]

Cinisi is famous, among other things, for the Carnival parade with many papier-mâché. floats.[citation needed] Famous anti-mafia activist Giuseppe Impastato was killed in Cinisi in 1978.

Demographics[edit]

Transport[edit]

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.

Personalities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b (in Italian) Source Archived July 1, 2011, at the Wayback Machine: ISTAT 2011
  4. ^ "The World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-02-24.

External links[edit]

Media related to Cinisi at Wikimedia Commons