Magny-Cours

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Magny-Cours

Magny-Cours is located in France
Magny-Cours
Administration
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Nevers
Canton Imphy
Intercommunality Loire et Allier
Mayor Robert Lecas
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 181–277 m (594–909 ft)
(avg. 200 m/660 ft)
Land area1 31.87 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Population2 1,486  (1999)
 - Density 47 /km2 (120 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 58152/ 58470
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.

Coordinates: 46°53′07″N 3°09′02″E / 46.88527°N 3.15056°E / 46.88527; 3.15056

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

It is best known as the home of the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, a famous Auto racing circuit. It formerly hosted the Formula One French Grand Prix.

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