Tolosa, Spain

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Tolosa
Municipality
Coat of arms of Tolosa
Coat of arms
Gipuzkoa municipalities Tolosa.JPG
Tolosa is located in Spain
Tolosa
Tolosa
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°8′N 2°5′W / 43.133°N 2.083°W / 43.133; -2.083Coordinates: 43°8′N 2°5′W / 43.133°N 2.083°W / 43.133; -2.083
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  País Vasco
Province Guipúzcoa
Comarca Tolosaldea
Founded 1256
Government
 • Alcalde Ibai Iriarte (Bildu)
Area
 • Total 37.39 km2 (14.44 sq mi)
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 18,044
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym Tolosano, Tolosarra
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20400
Official language(s) Spanish, Basque
Website Official website

Tolosa (Spanish pronunciation: [toˈlosa]) is a town and municipality to the south of Donostia-San Sebastián in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa, Spain. It is located in the valley of the river Oria and is overlooked by Uzturre, a local iconic mountain topped by a white cross.

On 29 March 1939, there was a fatal accident to the overnight Sud Express train between Paris and Lisbon.

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