Pasiene (aka Pasīne or Posīne) is a settlement in Pasiene Parish, Zilupe Municipality, Latvia. It is the easternmost point of Latvia and the easternmost point of the contiguous part of the Baltic States.
As of September 2008, the settlement has a population of 385. Although Pasiene is a small village, it is known for its Baroque-style Roman Catholic church dating from 1761. There also used to be a Dominican abbey in Pasiene, close to the church, but it burnt down in 1837.
- "Database of placenames" (in Latvian). Retrieved 30 November 2010.
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