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Magny-Cours

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

Magny-Cours
The Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours
The Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours
Location of Magny-Cours
Magny-Cours is located in France
Magny-Cours
Magny-Cours
Magny-Cours is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
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
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentNièvre
ArrondissementNevers
CantonNevers-2
IntercommunalityLoire et Allier
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Robert Lecas
Area
1
31.87 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,435
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
58152 /58470
Elevation181–277 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.

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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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.