Chenoua

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the language, see Chenoua language.

Jebel Chenoua (Arabic: جبل شنوة‎) (Mt. Chenoua) is a mountain group between Cherchell and Tipasa on the coast of Algeria, just west of Algiers, and a village on that mountain. A majority of its inhabitants speak a Berber language, the Chenoua language.

It is the site of Assia Djebar's film La nouba des femmes du mont Chenoua. It also features prominently in Albert Camus' posthumously published novel, A Happy Death