Carimate is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of Milan and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) south of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,074 and an area of 5.2 square kilometres (2.0 sq mi).
The municipality of Carimate contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Cascina Valle-Stazione di Carimate and Montesolaro.
Carimate borders the following municipalities: Cantù, Cermenate, Figino Serenza, Lentate sul Seveso, Novedrate.
Carimate is served by Carimate railway station. One of the landmarks is the hotel and former castle, Castello di Carimate.
Among the local churches is the parish church of San Giorgio e dell'Immacolata Concezione.