PANTIN, a town of northern France in the department, of Seine, on the Canal d'Ourcq, adjoining the fortifications qf Paris on the north-east. Pop. (1906), 32,694. The manufacture of boilers, railway wagons, machinery, oil, glass, chemicals, polish and perfumery, and the operations of dye-works, foundries and distilleries, represent some of the varied branches of its industrial activity. There is also a state-manufactory of tobacoo.
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