Pesnica pri Mariboru

Pesnica pri Mariboru (pronounced [ˈpéːsnitsa pɾi ˈmáːɾibɔɾu]; German: Pößnitzhofen) is a settlement in northeastern Slovenia. It is the administrative centre of the Municipality of Pesnica.

Pesnica pri Mariboru
Pesnica pri Mariboru - panoramio.jpg
Pesnica pri Mariboru is located in Slovenia
Pesnica pri Mariboru
Pesnica pri Mariboru
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°36′35.74″N 15°40′17.02″E / 46.6099278°N 15.6713944°E / 46.6099278; 15.6713944Coordinates: 46°36′35.74″N 15°40′17.02″E / 46.6099278°N 15.6713944°E / 46.6099278; 15.6713944
Country Slovenia
Traditional regionStyria
Statistical regionDrava
MunicipalityPesnica
Area
 • Total3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Elevation
266 m (873 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total843
 • Density260/km2 (700/sq mi)
Vehicle registrationMB
ClimateCfb
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HistoryEdit

The settlement started to develop with the arrival of the railway in the 19th century, and particularly developed after World War II. After 1945, Pesnica became the centre of the western Slovene Hills. The elementary school and preschool in Pesnica were built by the Germans during the war. Since 1994, Pesnica has been the seat of the Styria Technological Park.

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in Pesnica include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pesnica pri Mariboru, Pesnica". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 23 February 2013.

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