Louga Region

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Louga Region

Région de Louga
Location of Louga in Senegal
Location of Louga in Senegal
Louga région, divided into 3 départements
Louga région, divided into 3 départements
Coordinates: 15°16′N 15°31′W / 15.267°N 15.517°W / 15.267; -15.517Coordinates: 15°16′N 15°31′W / 15.267°N 15.517°W / 15.267; -15.517
CountrySenegal
CapitalLouga
Départements
Area
 • Total24,889 km2 (9,610 sq mi)
Population
(2013 census)
 • Total835,325
 • Density34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
HDI (2017)0.413[1]
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Louga is a city and region of Senegal. The region is located to the northwest part of the country and Louga city is in the northwest of the region - about 50 km inland from the Atlantic coast.

Departments[edit]

Louga region is divided into 3 departments:

Geography[edit]

Louga is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.