The second-largest town in the Nièvre district, with 11,585 inhabitants, Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire structures the local life of the Nivernais and the Upper Loire Valley.
Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire has a catchment area of over 40,000 inhabitants within a radius of 20 km. From hypermarkets to local shops, retail is one of the main providers of employment in the private sector.
Highlight : the market. Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday morning, the market attracts crowds into the town centre, to the delight of Cosne residents and visitors but also of retailers, who open their shops to make the most of the trade.