"The Tuskens are sneaky. They're living in that junk town just outside the city. I'm going to have you go out there and do some recon."
―Purvis Arrison[src]

The Tusken junk town with Mos Eisley in the background

Junktown, also known more informally as the junk town, was a small village just outside of Mos Eisley on the planet Tatooine. It was originally a place for junk dealers to conduct business, before it was taken over by the planet's native Tusken Raiders.

Bantha Moving and Storage, a front company for a spice smuggling organization, used this location to hide their activities. Sometime following 0 BBY, a young smuggler sent by Radeld Siwar traveled to the junk town and stole spice samples and recipes from the company's hiding places.

Around this time, a former military soldier named Purvis Arrison launched a personal war against the Tuskens in Junktown. A genetically altered Twi'lek working for the Galactic Empire helped Arrison by conducting recon in Junktown and wiping out a sizeable portion of Tusken's population.


Junktown was a village located on Tatooine, a sparsely populated desert planet in the Outer Rim Territories. Located on the eastern outskirts of Mos Eisley, Junktown was something of a shantytown constructed out of a variety of crude dwellings, including tents and sandstone structures. Junktown also comprised of at least one power generator, several harvesting machines, and a salon. A towering metal cylindrical structure also protruded from the settlement.