Toulon

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Toulon
Top left: Toulon Opera House, Top right: Mayol Stadium (Le Stade du Mayol), 2nd: Panoramic view of downtown Toulon and its port, 3rd left: Place de la Liberté, 3rd right: The beaches of Mourillon, Bottom left: The cable car to Mount Faron, Bottom right: Fort Saint-Louis
Top left: Toulon Opera House, Top right: Mayol Stadium (Le Stade du Mayol), 2nd: Panoramic view of downtown Toulon and its port, 3rd left: Place de la Liberté, 3rd right: The beaches of Mourillon, Bottom left: The cable car to Mount Faron, Bottom right: Fort Saint-Louis
Flag of Toulon
Flag
Coat of arms of Toulon
Coat of arms
Toulon is located in France
Toulon
Toulon
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Toulon is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Toulon
Toulon
Coordinates: 43°08′N 5°55′E / 43.13°N 5.92°E / 43.13; 5.92Coordinates: 43°08′N 5°55′E / 43.13°N 5.92°E / 43.13; 5.92
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVar
ArrondissementToulon
CantonToulon-1, 2, 3 and 4
IntercommunalityCA Toulon Provence Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hubert Falco
Area
1
42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
Population
(2011)2
163,974
 • Density3,800/km2 (9,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
83137 /83000
Elevation0–589 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.

More reading[change | change source]

  • Le Chevallier à découvert, Jean-Pierre Thiollet, Laurens Ed., 1998. ISBN 2-911838-51-3

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