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CHENINI

is a ruined Berber village in the Tataouine district in southern Tunisia. Located on a hilltop near a modern village of the same name, Chenini was a fortified granary, or ksar Like other ksour created by North African Berber communities, Chenini was built on a hilltop – in this instance, between two hilltop ridges Chenini is a regular stop on southern Tunisia’s ksar trail, along with the villages of Douiret, Ksar Ouled Soltane and Ksar Hadada.Chenini and the surrounding Tataouine district are also associated with the Star Wars film series. Many scenes for the movies were filmed in the area; one of the moons of the home planet of Luke Skywalker was named Chenini