Situated halfway between the Nădlac border crossing point and the county capital Arad city, next to the A1 roadway, Pecica is one of the oldest settlements in Arad County.

Declared town in 2004, it is the second biggest city after Arad, with a population of 12 762 on an area of 237 square kilometers.

Most of them are Romanian (7361), Hungarian (3316) and Gypsy (996), but there are also Serbians (43), Slovaks (42), Germans (34), Ukrainians (30), Italians (5), Bulgarians (4) and Russians (4).

Regarding their religions, the residents are part of the Romanian Orthodox (7312), the Catholic (3414), the Pentecostal (558), the Reformed (201), the Baptist (181), the Greek Catholic (47), the Serbian Orthodox (34), the Seventh-day Adventist (15), the Evangelical Lutheran (10) Church, are Jehova’s Witnesses (7) or old-rite Christians (5).