Magny-Cours


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

Magny-Cours
The Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours
Location of Magny-Cours
Magny-Cours
Magny-Cours
Coordinates: 46°53′07″N 3°09′02″E
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentNièvre
ArrondissementNevers
CantonNevers-2
IntercommunalityLoire et Allier
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Jean-Louis Gutierrez[1]
Area
1
31.87 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
1,382
  Density43/km2 (110/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 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.

Magny-Cours also hosts the Conservatoire de la monoplace française.

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References


  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.