Ciminà is a small village located in Locris hinterland in Calabria, about 45 km northeast of Reggio Calabria. The town gets its name from 'cumin' which is produced here in large quantities. It's called 'ciminaia' locally and is a plant of approx. 35-40 cm which is used as a spice, to make a liqueur and also as medicine. The town has never had more than a few thousand inhabitants. Today there are around 700 inhabitants and the town only has a few shops. Nearest city is Locri, located approx. 20 km from here. The nearest beaches are along the Ionian coast line around. 12 km east of Ciminá.