Cinisi is a city in the province of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, with 12,215 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2012). The city's name is stressed on the first syllable.

Location and data

Cinisi located 33 kilometers west of Palermo. The inhabitants mainly work in agriculture and industry.

The municipal area of Cinisi is the Falcone Borsellino Palermo International Airport.

The neighboring municipalities are Carini and Terrasini.


The first mention of the town was in 1383rd


  • Church of Santa Fara, built 1616-1680
  • Sanctuary of Madonna del Furi, built in 1758

Sons and daughters of the town