The town hall in Toucy
|Canton||Cœur de Puisaye|
|34.85 km2 (13.46 sq mi)|
|• Density||76/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||177–306 m (581–1,004 ft)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Toucy was the birthplace and hometown of Pierre Larousse, lexicographer and founder of the publishing house that would later produce one of the most highly popular French dictionaries, Le Petit Larousse.
Léon Noël, French diplomat, politician and historian, died there in his domain in 1987.
The town lies in the middle of the commune, on the right bank of the Ouanne River, which flows northwest through the commune.
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