Toulouse is the capital city of the department of Haute-Garonne in southern France. It is the fourth-largest city in the country.

It was first settled in the 2nd Century BC, then known as "Tolosa." It was the capital of the Visgoth Kingdom in the 5th Century.

Today, Toulouse is known for its aerospace industry, architecture, history, for its pink teracotta stonework, riverfront, and beauty.

People Born in Toulouse

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Toulouse in People's Lives

Anthony of Padua: I was a guest professor of theology at the University of Toulouse here, around 1225.

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