Practical infos

Toulouse is not just the capital of the Occitanie Region, it is the leading metropolis of South-West France.

4th largest city in France :

Toulouse, the city : 440.204 inhabitants, 1.2 million inhabitants in the urban area.

  • No. 1 in Europe and No. 2 in the world in aeronautical activities,
  • No. 1 in Europe in  space activities,
  • No.1 in France in embedded electronic systems.

Toulouse welcomes more than 10.000 new arrivals every year.

2nd largest university city in France :

Toulouse has 110,000 students studying in 3  universities, 4 schools of engineering and 14 graduate schools. 8.000 first and higher degrees are awarded every year. Toulouse is a particularly lively and dynamic city.

A privileged natural position…

…at the heart of a hub of communication: 150 km from the Mediterranean, 250 km from the Atlantic Ocean, 110 km from the ski resorts in the Pyrenees.


Interactive map of Toulouse:

Toulouse Tourist Office:

Midi-Pyrénées Region :,3650