Magny-Cours

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For the racing circuit, see Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours.
Magny-Cours
Magny-Cours is located in France
Magny-Cours
Magny-Cours
Coordinates: 46°53′07″N 3°09′02″E / 46.8853°N 3.1506°E / 46.8853; 3.1506Coordinates: 46°53′07″N 3°09′02″E / 46.8853°N 3.1506°E / 46.8853; 3.1506
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Nevers
Canton Imphy
Intercommunality Loire et Allier
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Robert Lecas
Area
 • Land1 31.87 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,486
 • Population2 density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 58152 / 58470
Elevation 181–277 m (594–909 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Magny-Cours is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.

It is best known for being the home of the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, a famous motor racing circuit (whose name is often abbreviated to 'Magny-Cours'). It formerly hosted the Formula One French Grand Prix.

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