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Coat of arms of Panciu
Coat of arms
Country  Romania
County Vrancea County
Status Town
 • Mayor Iulian Nica (Social Democratic Party)
 • Total 61.85 km2 (23.88 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,664
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

The town of Panciu (Romanian pronunciation: ) in the county of Vrancea in Romania lies on the river Şuşiţa, in southern Moldavia, 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Focşani. 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).

External links

  • Panciu Town Hall

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