Marina di Ginosa is a frazione (a type of territorial subdivision in Italy) of the municipality of Ginosa (in the province of Taranto). It is a seaside resort in Gulf of Taranto. Its inhabitant is called Marinese. It is also called Ginosa Marina. It was originally called Ginosa Scalo for the presence of the railway station. He was also known as Stornara, because of common starling that many will they return on the outumn, or Twenty-five for the location at Km 25 of the former ss580 (i.e. at its end) and the signalling control number. In 1956 the village was given the official designation of Marina di Ginosa by the then President of the Republic. Today Marina di Ginosa has a larger urban fabric then Ginosa City and it has a permanent population of about 5,000 inhabitants. Marina di Ginosa was severely hit by a flood during the night between 1 and 2 March 2011.