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Magny-Cours
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Nevers
Canton Imphy
Intercommunality Loire et Allier
Area
1
31.87 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
1,486
 • Density 46.627/km2 (120.76/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
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.

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. A campus of the Institut supérieur de l'automobile et des transports is also located on the city.

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