The suspension bridge
|Region||Centre-Val de Loire|
|Intercommunality||Canton de Briare|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Michel Lechauve|
|Area1||25.8 km2 (10.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||78/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||45040 / 45420|
|Elevation||130–189 m (427–620 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.
The name is evidenced historically at least since the beginning of the seventeenth century.
The commune of Bonny stands beside the river Loire, at the border of the Burgundy region and separated from the Nièvre department by a river, the Cheuille. The town is situated on the main route between Paris and Nevers, the A77 and RN7.
The inhabitants are known as Bonnychons.
The mayor since March 2001 has been Michel Lechauve.
Suspension bridge between Bonny-sur-Loire et Beaulieu-sur-Loire (carrying the road D926)
Quality of life
Bonny-sur-Loire is a ville fleurie, graded at the level of three flowers by the National Council for the Villes et Villages Fleuris de France.
- Val de Jazz : in July
- Wine festival and Second-Hand Market : the last Sunday in July
- Salon of autumnal art: the week of 1 November
- Saint-Aignan : each year, in November
- Nicolas Habicot (1550–1624), surgeon of the Duke of Nemours and anatomist, was born at Bonny
- François Jean-Baptiste d'Alphonse (1756–1821) born at Bonny, was a politician of the 18th-19th centuries
- Désiré Lubin (1854–1929), painter, born at Bonny.
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