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Map of Louga district in Senegal

Basic information about Louga
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.
Cities, towns & villages in Louga
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DodjiDodji is a town in north central Senegal, with a 2007 estimated population of 8281. It is in the Louga Region, Linguère Department, and the Dodji Arrondissement, which consists of the Communauté rurales of Dodji, Labgar, and Ouarkhokh. Though a separate administrative unit, Dodji falls under the Commune of Dahra - Linguère. As of 2007, Dodji's highest administrative official, (Président de Communauté Rurale) is Math Coueladio Ba, formerly of the Senegalese Socialist Party, now allied to the ruling PDS. Dodji Airport is a 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) long sand landing strip. Show Dodjion the map
DaraDahra (or Dara) is a town located in the Louga Region of Senegal at roughly 264 km from Dakar. It is near the ISRA Centre de recherches zootechniques and 40 km from the old king of djoloff's résidence (yang-yang) named Alboury Ndiaye. The town has about 30,000 residents and the main population activity is agriculture and breeding. Dahra is popular because of the weekly market which gathers many stockbreeders and tradesmen from around the country. Show Daraon the map
GuéoulGuéoul is a town and rural commune in the Louga Region of Senegal. According to PEPAM (Programme d'eau potable et d'assainissement du Millénaire), the commune has a population of 10,918 people living in 1050 houses. The section of the railway line Dakar-Saint-Louis and Louga between Guéoul (20 km) was opened for operation on 1 January 1885, followed by the section between Guéoul and Kébémer (17 km) in March of the same year. Binet Diop, a women's rights activist, was born in Guéoul. Show Guéoulon the map
LougaLouga 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. Show Lougaon the map
MérinagueneMerinaghen (also Merinaghem or Merinaguene) is a locality in Northwest Senegal. A fort was built there in 1822 to facilitate trade along the Sénégal River, and a village survives to this day. Show Mérinagueneon the map
FogniFogny is a village in the Casamance region of Senegal. The village is located on the Casamance River. Show Fognion the map
Lol Lol PeulLol Lol Peul is a Senegalese village located in the town of Louga, Louga Region. Show Lol Lol Peulon the map
LinguèreLinguère is a town located in the Linguère Department, Louga Region of Senegal. Show Linguèreon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Louga
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Louga DepartmentLouga Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Louga Region. be:Горад Луга, (塞內加爾)Show on map
LougaLouga 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.Show on map
Kebemer DepartmentKébémer Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Louga Region.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Louga
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Senegal RiverThe Senegal River (French: Fleuve Sénégal) is a 1,086 km (675 mi) long river in West Africa that forms the border between Senegal and Mauritania.Show on map