The Municipality of Pesnica (pronounced [ˈpeːsnitsa]; Slovene: Občina Pesnica) is a municipality in northeastern Slovenia. The center 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 was 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.