Tolosa, Spain


General view of Tolosa

Coat of arms

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 Gipuzkoa
Comarca Tolosaldea
Founded 1256
  Alcalde Olatz Peon Ormazabal (EAJ-PNV)
  Total 37.39 km2 (14.44 sq mi)
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2014)
  Total 18,936
  Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) 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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