Kikla (Arabic: ككلة) is a town of approximately 10,000 inhabitants in Libya, most of whom are of Arab descent, with some who are from Berber (Amazigh) descent, and is approximately 150 kilometres south-west of the country's capital, Tripoli. It was also a battleground during the 2011 Nafusa Mountains Campaign of the Libyan civil war. Kikla is also home to three older cities: Sidi Omer, Zawit Abu Madi and Ijhish. Other towns within Kikla are Likhzour (Arabic: لخزور), Takbal (Arabic: تكبال), Awlad Issa (Arabic: أولاد عيسى), Awlad Omran (Arabic: أولاد عمران),Mzaida (Arabic: المزايدة), Awlad Boziry (Arabic: أولاد بوزيري), Awlad Saeed (Arabic: أولاد سعيد),Awlad Sidi Omar (Arabic: أولاد سيدي عمر) and Amzir (Arabic: أمزير), the later in Berber languages(Tamazight) means waterfall. On 14 June 2011 Kikla was recaptured by the rebels.