Pașcani
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Paşcani city center seen from the stairs

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Location of Paşcani



Pașcani is located in Romania
Pașcani
Location of Pașcani
Coordinates: 47°14′58″N 26°43′38″E / 47.24944, 26.72722
Country  Romania
County Iași County
Status Municipality
Subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Dumitru Pantazi (PSD)
Area
 • Total 75.42 km2 (29.12 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 33,475
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.pascani.ro/

Pașcani (Romanian pronunciation: [paʃˈkanʲ]) is a city in Iași County in the Moldavia region of Romania on the Siret River. As of 2002, it has a population of 42,172. Five villages are administered by the city: Blăgești, Boșteni, Gâștești, Lunca and Sodomeni.

The city derived its name from the estate of the boyar Oană Pașca. It is the city where Mihail Sadoveanu's novel The Place Where Nothing Happened takes place.

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