(Tolon in Provençal) is a city in southern France
, and préfecture
(capital) of the Var département
in the former province of Provence
. Population 175,000.
The city has a port on the Mediterranean Sea and it is the country's major naval centre on its Mediterreanean coast.
The military harbor was fortified by Vauban.
Toulon was the birthplace of:
Other places named Toulon include: