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.
located in what is called the Ndiambour, which used to be part of the
In 2007, according to official estimates,
Louga had a population of
2 Twin Towns
3 See also
5 External links
Louga is a junction station on the
Dakar-Niger Railway network.
Railway stations in Senegal
Peace Corps Senegal,
Coordinates: 15°37′00″N 16°13′00″W / 15.61667°N
16.21667°W / 15.61667; -16.21667
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