A part of Pa?cani seen from the stairs
Location in Ia?i County
|o Mayor||Dumitru Pantazi (PSD)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
Pa?cani (Romanian pronunciation: [pa?'kan?]) is a city in Ia?i County in the Western Moldavia region of Romania, on the Siret river. As of 2011 , it has a population of 33,745. Five villages are administered by the city: Bl?ge?ti, Bo?teni, Gâste?ti, Lunca and Sodomeni.
The city derived its name from the estate of the boyar Oan? Pa?ca. It is the city where Mihail Sadoveanu's novel The Place Where Nothing Happened takes place. An important local site is the Church of the Holy Archangels.