Municipality of Pesnica

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Municipality of Pesnica

Občina Pesnica
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Coat of arms
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Location of the Municipality of Pesnica in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°36′35″N15°40′17″E / 46.60972°N 15.67139°E / 46.60972; 15.67139 Coordinates: 46°36′35″N15°40′17″E / 46.60972°N 15.67139°E / 46.60972; 15.67139
Country Slovenia
Government
  MayorVenčeslav Senekovič (SLS)
Area
  Total75.8 km2 (29.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2002) [1]
  Total7,244
  Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)
Website www.pesnica.si OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg

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.

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Settlements

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

Notable people

Notable people from Pesnica include:

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