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Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Intercommunality Toulon Provence Méditerranée
Mayor Hubert Falco
Elevation 0–589 m (0–1,932 ft)
(avg. 1 m or 3.3 ft*)
Land area1 42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
Population2 170,041  (2006)
 - Density 3,969/km2 (10,280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83137/ 83000
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.

Coordinates: 43°08′N 5°55′E / 43.13°N 5.92°E / 43.13; 5.92

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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