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Full nameToulon
RegionProvence-Alpes-Cte d'Azur
IntercommunalityToulon Provence Méditerranée
MayorHubert Falco (2008 2014)
Elevation3.3 ft (1 m)
Highest Elevation1932.4 ft (589 m)
Lowest Elevation0 ft (0 m)
Land Area16.5 sq mi (42.84 km2)
Total Population170041 (2006)
- Density10280.2/sq mi (3969.2/km2)
Postal code83000

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Toulon (-frtu.lɔ̃; Provençal Occitan: Tolon in classical norm or Touloun in Mistralian norm) is a town in southern France and a large military harbor on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region, Toulon is the capital of the Var department in the former province of Provence.

Toulon is an important centre for naval construction, fishing, wine making, and the manufacture of aeronautical equipment, armaments, maps, paper, tobacco, printing, shoes, and electronic equipment.

The military port of Toulon is the major naval centre on France's Mediterranean coast, home of the French Navy aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle and her battle group. The French Mediterranean Fleet is based in Toulon.

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