Toulouse (UK /tˈlz/;French pronunciation: [tu.luz] locally: [tuˈluzə]; Occitan: Tolosa [tuˈluzɔ], Latin: Tolosa) is the capital city of the southwestern French department of Haute-Garonne, as well as of the Midi-Pyrénées region. It lies on the banks of the River Garonne, 150 kilometres (93 miles) from the Mediterranean Sea, 230 km (143 mi) from the Atlantic Ocean, and 680 km (420 mi) from Paris. With 1,250,251 inhabitants at the January 2011 census, the Toulouse metropolitan area is the fourth-largest in France, after Paris (12.3 million), Lyon (2.2 million), and Marseille (1.7 million).

Toulouse is the centre of the European aerospace industry, with the headquarters of Airbus, the Galileo positioning system, the SPOT satellite system, the Airbus Group (former EADS), ATR and the Aerospace Valley.

The city also hosts the European headquarters of Intel and CNES's Toulouse Space Centre (CST), the largest space centre in Europe.Thales Alenia Space, and Astrium Satellites, Airbus Group's satellite system subsidiary, also have a significant presence in Toulouse. Its world-renowned university is one of the oldest in Europe (founded in 1229) and, with more than 103,000 students, is the fourth-largest university campus of France after Paris, Lyon and Lille.

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Urdu Point 30 Jan 2023
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Digital Trends 29 Jan 2023
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Europe's JUICE spacecraft ready to explore Jupiter's icy moons

Urdu Point 24 Jan 2023
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Ryan Porteous: I have to leave ‘fishbowl’ of Scottish football

The Times/The Sunday Times 21 Jan 2023
... offer of a new contract and is wanted by Blackburn Rovers, who have already submitted a bid and could land him ahead of Udinese and Toulouse.Sponsored....

Joey Carbery’s omission a career blow; GAA clubs forced to adapt to modern challenges

The Irish Times 20 Jan 2023
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H3 Dynamics and Hylium Industries Join Forces to Progress Liquid Hydrogen-Electric Flight Capabilities

Maryville Daily Forum 16 Jan 2023
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