Municipality of Pesnica

The Municipality of Pesnica (Slovene: Občina Pesnica) is a municipality in northeastern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is Pesnica pri Mariboru, a suburb near Maribor. It lies at the western end of the Slovene Hills in the Upper Pesnica Valley. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. It is now included in the Drava Statistical Region as part of the Pesnica Administrative Unit (Slovene: Upravna enota Pesnica). The main economic activities in the area are tourism, transportation, viticulture, vinemaking, craftsmanship and farming.

Municipality of Pesnica
Občina Pesnica
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Coat of arms of Municipality of Pesnica
Location of the Municipality of Pesnica in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Pesnica in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°36′35″N 15°40′17″E / 46.60972°N 15.67139°E / 46.60972; 15.67139Coordinates: 46°36′35″N 15°40′17″E / 46.60972°N 15.67139°E / 46.60972; 15.67139
CountrySlovenia
Government
 • MayorVenčeslav Senekovič (SLS)
Area
 • Total75.8 km2 (29.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total7,244
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websitewww.pesnica.si Edit this at Wikidata

SettlementsEdit

In addition to the municipal seat of Pesnica pri Mariboru, the municipality also includes the following settlements:

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people from Pesnica include:

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