|Intercommunality||Loire et Allier|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Robert Lecas|
|• Land1||31.87 km2 (12.31 sq mi)|
|• 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.
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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