Pașcani

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Pașcani
Municipality
Pașcani city center seen from the stairs
Pașcani city center seen from the stairs
Pașcani is located in Romania
Pașcani
Pașcani
Location of Paşcani
Coordinates: 47°14′58″N 26°43′38″E / 47.24944°N 26.72722°E / 47.24944; 26.72722Coordinates: 47°14′58″N 26°43′38″E / 47.24944°N 26.72722°E / 47.24944; 26.72722
Country  Romania
County Iaşi County
Status Municipality
Government
 • Mayor Grigore Craciunescu (Liberal Party)
Population (2011 census[1])
 • Total 33,745
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.pascani.ro/

Pașcani (Romanian pronunciation: [paʃˈkanʲ]) is a city in Iaşi County in the 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: Blăgeşti, Boşteni, Gâsteşti, Lunca and Sodomeni.

The city derived its name from the estate of the boyar Oană Pașca. It is the city where Mihail Sadoveanu's novel The Place Where Nothing Happened takes place.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1930 13,968 —    
1948 10,857 −22.3%
1956 15,008 +38.2%
1966 18,689 +24.5%
1977 24,459 +30.9%
1992 44,900 +83.6%
2002 42,172 −6.1%
2011 33,745 −20.0%
Source: Census data

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 

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