The Info List - Mount Chenoua

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Mount Chenoua
Mount Chenoua
(Berber: Adrar en Cenwa, Arabic: جبل شنوة‎) is a mountain range in northern Algeria. It is located between Cherchell and Tipaza
on the Mediterranean
coast, just west of Algiers. There are marble quarries on the side of the mountain. Description[edit] There is a village on that mountain named Chenoua. A majority of its inhabitants speak a Berber language, the Shenwa Berber. According to local tradition the mountain range looks like a reclining pregnant woman from a certain distance.[2] Mount Chenoua
Mount Chenoua
is the site of Assia Djebar's film La Nouba des Femmes du Mont-Chenoua.[3] It also features prominently in Albert Camus' posthumously published novel, A Happy Death. There is also a Stone Eagle statue that was built in 1991. See also[edit]

Geography of Algeria


^ Google Earth ^ Algérie, les guides bleus, Hachette, Paris, 1974, p. 197 ^ La Nouba des Femmes du Mont-Chenoua

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Mountains of Algeria

Tell Atlas

Blidean Atlas Babor Mountains Beni-Chougrane Bibans Mount Chenoua Numidian Range Dahra Range Djurdjura Edough Kroumirie Ouarsenis Medjerda Mountains Murdjajo Constantine Mountains Saïda Mountains Tlemcen Mountains Titteri Tessala Range Trara Yemma Gouraya

Saharan Atlas

Amour Range Aurès Mountains Belezma Range Hodna Mountains Ksour Range Ouled Naïl Range Nememcha Range Zab Mountains

Saharan massifs

Ougarta Range Ahaggar Mountains Teffedest Mountains Tassili n'Ajjer Tadrart Rouge Adrar des Ifoghas


Achaoun Anneb Djebel Antar Djebel Azao Djebel Chélia Djebel Grouz Djebel Guetiane Djebel Tsili Koudiat Béni Arif Koudiat Sidi Abdelkader Lalla Khedidja Maouna Mount Babor Mount Bissa Mount Issa Mount Tahat Mount Tamgout Mount Zaccar Pic des Singes Taourirt Tan Afella Thaletat

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