Pabianice is a town in central Poland with 65,283 inhabitants (2018). Situated in the Łódź Voivodeship, it is the capital of Pabianice County. It lies about 10 km southwest of Łódź and belongs to the metropolitan area of that city. It is the third largest city in the Łódź Voivodeship by population. The area of the city covers 32.9 km2 being the 10th largest in Łódź Voivodeship.