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Louga Destination Guide

Discover Louga in Senegal

Louga in the region of Louga is a place located in Senegal - some 103 mi or ( 166 km ) North-East of Dakar , the country's capital .

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Local time in Louga is now 02:56 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Dakar " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Yerwaye, Yatbil Diop, Tiekene Bairat, and Tiare Diomoye. When in this area, you might want to check out Ziguinchor . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Louga ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Louga

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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Located at 15.62 -16.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Louga Region, Populated places in Senegal, Regional capitals in Senegal

Louga Department

Louga Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Louga Region.

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Located at 15.62 -16.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Departments of Senegal, Louga Region

Vélingara

Vélingara is a town located in the Kolda Region of Senegal, in the North of the Vélingara crater.

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Located at 15.62 -16.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in Senegal

Vélingara Department

Vélingara Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Kolda Region.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 15.62 -16.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Departments of Senegal, Kolda Region