Toulon

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Toulon
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Coat of arms of Toulon
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Intercommunality Toulon Provence Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hubert Falco
Area1 42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 170,041
 • Density 3,969.2/km2 (10,280.2/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 83137 /83000
Elevation 0–589 m (0–1,932 ft)
(avg. 1 m or 3.3 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.

Toulon is a city in the south of France. It has about 170,000 people. Toulon is the prefecture of Var. Toulon is the third biggest city of the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur after Marseille and Nice. It is 190 kilometres (120 miles) from the Italian border.

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