Toulon

related topics
{city, large, area}
{land, century, early}
{church, century, christian}
{game, team, player}
{war, force, army}
{service, military, aircraft}
{area, part, region}
{god, call, give}
{day, year, event}
{specie, animal, plant}
{town, population, incorporate}
{mi², represent, 1st}
{style, bgcolor, rowspan}

Toulon

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


Toulon (Provençal Occitan: Tolon in classical norm or Touloun in Mistralian norm ) is a town in southern France and a large military harbour 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 center 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.

Contents

Full article ▸

related documents
Slavonski Brod
Bursa
Dewsbury
Dorking
Samara, Russia
Hilversum
Traralgon, Victoria
Amersham
Wallingford
Le Havre
London Borough of Enfield
Port-au-Prince
Montpellier
Totnes
Castleford
Camberwell
Burgess Hill
St Ives, Cornwall
Tarragona
Abuja
Marburg
Willesden
Transport in France
Blackheath, London
Accra
Holloway, London
Acton, London
London Waterloo station
Lilongwe
Transport in the Faroe Islands