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Al-Quabail Mountains

The Al-Quabail Mountains are a range of mountains in Algeria, in northern Africa. The mountains, some rising about 7,000 feet, are well watered. They served as a refuge for the Berber tribes, forming a base of resistance against the Romans, Vandals, Byzantine, and Arabs.

The mountains are home to the Kabyle, meaning "the tribes." The Kabyle once referred to all Berbers, but is now specific to Berbers living in the Al-Quabail Mountains, and members of the Sousi in the Atlas Mountains.