Louga

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Louga
Town
Louga is located in Senegal
Louga
Louga
Coordinates: 15°39′N 16°21′W / 15.650°N 16.350°W / 15.650; -16.350
Country  Senegal
Region Louga Region
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Louga is a town in northwestern Senegal. Louga is a cattle market centre and has road and rail links with the port city of Saint-Louis to the northwest and Dakar to the southwest. The area surrounding Louga is at the northern limits of Senegal's peanut- (groundnut-) growing area and is inhabited by the Fulani, who are generally pastoral nomads, and the Wolof, who are sedentary farmers. Pop. (1994 est.) town, 67,154.

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Louga is a junction station on the Dakar-Niger Railway network.

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Coordinates: 15°37′00″N 16°13′00″W / 15.61667°N 16.21667°W / 15.61667; -16.21667