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Laghouat is the capital city of the Laghouat Province, Algeria, 400 km south of the Algerian capital Algiers. As of 2005, the population of the city was 126,291 inhabitants. Nearby, in Hassi R'Mel, there is the largest natural gas reserve in Africa.The city was founded in the 11th century. In 1852, the French captured the city. Since 1974, it has been the seat of a province of the same name.Laghwat town in the Amour Range of the Saharan Atlas is an oasis on the north edge of the Sahara Desert. It is an important administrative and military center and marketplace, and is known for rug and tapestry weaving. There are natural gas deposits in the region. The town has a meteorological station.Laghouat traces its history at least to the 11th century. It paid tribute to Morocco in the 17th century. The Turks captured Laghouat in 1786, and the French conquered the city in 1852.Laghouat is in Laghouat Province. Plan your holiday in Laghouat and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Algeria trip planner.
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