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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Macron told ‘show some respect’ as Brexit sausage war heats up

Metro UK 14 Jun 2021
‘How would you like it if French courts stopped you moving Toulouse sausages to Paris?’. Mr Macron told the prime minister it was ‘not a good comparison because Paris and Toulouse are part of the same country’. Furious foreign secretary Dominic Raab told Sky News ... Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at

The Left Wing: Toulouse's fifth star, rugby's retirement fund and the Aki/Henshaw partnership

Irish Independent 26 May 2021
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Cian Tracey to discuss the Champions Cup final and all the latest rugby news. Toulouse became the first ......

How to watch La Rochelle vs Toulouse free: live stream Champions Cup final from anywhere ...

TechRadar 22 May 2021
Read on as we explain how to watch a La Rochelle vs Toulouse live stream today and catch all the rugby union action online from wherever you are - the great news is that there are FREE live stream option available. La Rochelle vs Toulouse live stream ... FREE La Rochelle vs Toulouse live stream ... How to watch La Rochelle vs Toulouse....

Holmes likely to miss Toulouse's European Cup final

Urdu Point 19 May 2021
Toulouse, France, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th May, 2021 ) .Toulouse's Australian playmaker Zack Holmes will likely not be fit in time for Saturday's European Champions Cup final against La Rochelle, according to coach Ugo Mola....

Struggling Bayonne stun 'distracted' Toulouse ahead of European Cup final

Urdu Point 16 May 2021
Paris, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th May, 2021 ) .Toulouse's forward coach Jean Bouilhou said his side were distracted after being beaten 32-28 at home by struggling Bayonne in the French Top 14 on Saturday as Cheslin Kolbe was rested a week before the European Champions Cup final....

Captain Julian Marouchand suspended from European Cup final for four weeks

Swords Today 13 May 2021
Bad news for Julian Marchand and Stade Toulouse. – Theory Sokolan / AFP ... Stade Toulouse captain Julian Merchand will miss the European Cup final against La Rochelle on May 22 in Twickenham ... He denied one allegation ... Stade Toulouse Hooker, one of the executives, will be able to replay from May 31 and take part in the final round of the Top 14 ... .......

Agen-Bordeaux Top 14 match rescheduled for May 21

Urdu Point 04 May 2021
Toulouse, France, May 4 (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 4th May, 2021 ) .Bordeaux-Begles will play the first of their two postponed Top 14 matches, ......

Racing to put Faumuina's Toulouse 'in good stead' for Champions Cup semi

Urdu Point 23 Apr 2021
Paris, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Apr, 2021 ) .Toulouse's former New Zealand prop Charlie Faumuina said a win over Racing 92 in the Top 14 on Saturday would "put them in good stead" for next weekend's European Champions Cup semi-final ... Faumuina is set to face former Toulouse team-mate Gael Fickou at Stade Ernest-Wallon this weekend....

Castres trump much-changed Toulouse despite Lebel gem

Urdu Point 17 Apr 2021
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Apr, 2021 ) .Toulouse full-back Matthis Lebel might have scored a contender for try of the season, but it was not enough as Castres held their nerve to claim a 26-24 Top 14 derby scalp on Saturday ... But even with Germain's conversion, Toulouse were left two points shy, much to Castres' derby joy....

Toulouse host Bordeaux-Begles in Champions Cup semi-final on May 1

Urdu Point 13 Apr 2021
Toulouse will welcome Bordeaux-Begles on May 1 in the semi-final of ... Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Apr, 2021 ) .Toulouse will welcome Bordeaux-Begles on May 1 in the semi-final of the European Champions Cup, tournament organisers announced on Tuesday....

Noves backs Toulouse's chameleons in Clermont Euro quarter

Urdu Point 09 Apr 2021
Paris, April 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Apr, 2021 ) .A Toulouse team powered by France international halfbacks Antoine Dupont and Romain Ntamack are capable of outwitting rival French giants Clermont in a mouth-watering European Champions Cup quarter-final on Sunday, according to ex-coach Guy Noves....

Scott Fardy not thinking about retirement just yet

The Irish Times 09 Apr 2021
When Leinster lift a trophy it’s generally an honour reserved for departing or retiring players, and something they’ve been able to share quite liberally ... Fardy politely laughed off any questions in that direction this week ... Kick-off time, TV details, team news and more Van Graan proud of his Munster team after Toulouse defeat Confirmed ... ....

All you need to know about the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals

Belfast Telegraph 07 Apr 2021
Sale Sharks, through to their first European Cup quarter-final since 2006, visit La Rochelle and holders Exeter host four-time champions Leinster on Saturday, while Sunday’s action is all-French as Bordeaux-Begles tackle Racing 92 and Clermont Auvergne entertain Toulouse. Here, the PA news agency looks at the facts and figures behind the last-eight....