Panciu

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Panciu
Town
Coat of arms of Panciu
Coat of arms
Country Romania
CountyVrancea County
StatusTown
Government
 • MayorIulian Nica (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total61.85 km2 (23.88 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total7,664
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Coordinates: 45°54′36″N 27°5′24″E / 45.91000°N 27.09000°E / 45.91000; 27.09000

The town of Panciu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈpant͡ʃju]) in the county of Vrancea in Romania lies on the river Şuşiţa, in southern Moldavia, 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Focșani. It has a population of approximately 7,600. It administers five villages: Crucea de Jos, Crucea de Sus, Dumbrava, Neicu and Satu Nou.

The region is famous for its white wines but also for its sparkling wines (white, red and rosé).

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1912 2,737—    
1930 6,816+149.0%
1948 4,523−33.6%
1956 7,679+69.8%
1966 7,948+3.5%
1977 7,766−2.3%
1992 10,016+29.0%
2002 8,903−11.1%
2011 7,664−13.9%
Source: Census data

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