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The Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours
The Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours
Magny-Cours is located in France
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
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Nevers
Canton Nevers-2
Intercommunality Loire et Allier
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Robert Lecas
Area1 31.87 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,422
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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.

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

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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