Louga is the name of a region of Senegal and its capital. The region is located in the south of the country, and its capital, the city of Louga, in the northwest of the region, about 50 km. Off the Atlantic coast. The population of the city was 67,000 inhabitants in 1994. It has an area of 29,188 km², which by its extension is similar to that of Albania. It is twinned with the Spanish city of Torrelavega.