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Location of Pungești
Location of Pungești
Coordinates: 46°42′N 27°20′E / 46.700°N 27.333°E / 46.700; 27.333Coordinates: 46°42′N 27°20′E / 46.700°N 27.333°E / 46.700; 27.333
Country Romania
County Vaslui
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,223

Pungești is a commune in Vaslui County, Romania. It is composed of nine villages: Armășoaia, Cursești-Deal, Cursești-Vale, Hordila, Pungești, Rapșa, Siliștea, Stejaru and Toporăști.

In late 2013, Pungești became a center of ongoing protests against shale gas exploitation through hydraulic fracturing.