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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Inside The Airbus A350 Production Line

Simple Flying 11 Nov 2021
This is a� complex and fascinating job, so it was fantastic to get the opportunity to see the facility in person, as part of a trip in co-operation with Invest In Toulouse and Finn Partners ... This requires the use of Airbus’s Beluga and Beluga XL outsize freighters to bring them to Toulouse....

RugbyU: French Top 14 result

Urdu Point 06 Nov 2021
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Nov, 2021 ) .French Top 14 ......

Cruz Mallia set to miss Pumas November Tests

Urdu Point 26 Oct 2021
Toulouse, France, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th Oct, 2021 ) .Argentina utility back Juan Cruz Mallia said on ......

Dupont named France captain for November Tests

Urdu Point 25 Oct 2021
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Oct, 2021 ) .Toulouse scrum-half Antoine Dupont will captain France during next month's Test series with Charles Ollivon injured, the French Rugby Federation announced on Monday ... Earlier, Toulouse tight-head prop Dorian Aldegheri replaced La Rochelle's Uini Atonio in the squad....

Lyon end Toulouse's perfect Top 14 start

Urdu Point 18 Oct 2021
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Oct, 2021 ) .Lyon condemned Toulouse to their first defeat of the French Top 14 season on Sunday with a 25-19 victory. Toulouse had gone into the game with six wins from six but Lyon won a second successive match to regain third place in the championship, two points behind Bordeaux-Begles....

Ex-France No.8 Picamoles retiring at end of season

Urdu Point 13 Oct 2021
Toulouse, France, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Oct, 2021 ) .Former France and Bordeaux-Begles No.8 Louis Picamoles will retire at the end of the Top 14 season, he announced Wednesday....

Toulouse to host World Rugby Sevens date

Urdu Point 12 Oct 2021
Toulouse, France, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Oct, 2021 ) .The French date on the World Rugby Sevens Series Calendar will be staged in Toulouse ......

French blue cheese makers see red over nutrition labelling

Urdu Point 11 Oct 2021
Toulouse, France, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Oct, 2021 ) .Makers of France's famed Roquefort cheese are demanding a change to an increasingly widespread food labelling system that classes their pungent but popular products as being of poor nutritional value ... "It's paradoxical ... He called the scoring system "a simplistic logo" ... .......

Unbeaten Toulouse come good to crush Pau

Urdu Point 10 Oct 2021
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Oct, 2021 ) .League leaders Toulouse remained unbeaten after six games as they put in a sparkling second-half performance to crush Pau 38-10 in the Top 14 on Saturday ... But the second-half saw a Toulouse side skippered by France scrum-half Antoine Dupont put Pau to the sword....

Toulouse become second French team in Super League

Urdu Point 10 Oct 2021
Paris, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Oct, 2021 ) .Toulouse defeated Featherstone's part-timers 34-12 on Sunday in the 'Million Pound Game' to become ......

French court acquits imam of incitement charges

The American Israelite 23 Sep 2021
Mohamed Tatai, the rector of the Great Mosque of Toulouse, had no desire to incite hatred in his sermon from 2017, the Correctional Tribunal of Toulouse ruled. The sermon came days after news broke that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital....

Springboks to avoid British quarantine with France stop-over

Urdu Point 23 Sep 2021
Toulouse, France, Sept 23 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Sep, 2021 ) .South Africa will spend 11 days in France in October to avoid quarantine before three Tests in Britain, the organisers of the 2023 Rugby World Cup said on Thursday ... The Boks will take part in events and press conferences between October 20-31 to promote the competition....

Universal Hydrogen Announces New Engineering Development Center Located In Toulouse, France, the Heart of European Aviation

The Joplin Globe 20 Sep 2021
TOULOUSE, France & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 20, 2021-- ... https.// ... “Universal Hydrogen’s decision to establish an engineering and design center at the airport is great news for Toulouse leadership,” said Philippe Crébassa, Chairman of the Board of Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (ATB)....