Are there other places in Middle-earth?

Are there other places in Middle-earth?

These realms were separated by great mountain ranges such as the White Mountains and the Misty Mountains. Of the East and South of Middle-earth not much is known, other than the names of Rhûn and Khand, east of Mordor, and the Far Harad (Far South); but how far they extended is unknown.

What are the different lands in Lord of the Rings?

The World

  • Arda. The world, created by Ilvatar, the high god in Tolkien’s stories.
  • Aman (The Blessed Realm, The Undying Lands)
  • Middle-earth.
  • Arnor.
  • Beleriand.
  • Cirith Ungol (“Pass of the Spider”)
  • Dead Marshes.
  • Erebor (“The Lonely Mountain”)

What is the town called in Lord of the Rings?

The Shire

The Shire
New Zealand countryside represented the Shire in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings films
The Shire (red) within the northwest of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age
First appearance The Hobbit
Created by J. R. R. Tolkien

Is New Zealand Middle-earth?

Because New Zealand pretty much IS Middle-Earth, brought to life straight off the page. And, the good news for LOTR fans is that many iconic places from Tolkien’s stories can be visited for real in New Zealand.

What exists beyond Middle-earth?

Beyond Rhun is the Uttermost East, a region that we know very little about except that its within this region that both the elves and men originated. Its said to be home to many kingdoms and strange sites. To the south of Middle Earth is Harad, a jungle-covered land which also sided with Sauron.

Where is Mordor in Silmarillion?

Locations Barad-dûr (the Dark Tower), Mount Doom, the Morannon (Black Gate), Cirith Ungol, Gorgoroth, Udûn
Location East of Gondor
Lifespan Second Age – Fourth Age
Founder Sauron

Where is Mordor today?

A UCLA cartographer mapped all of Middle Earth as if it would appear on our planet and placed Mordor in Transylvania, that spooky vale in the shadow of the Carpathian Mountains.

Why is Middle-earth called middle?

Name. The term “Middle-earth” was not invented by J.R.R. Tolkien. Rather, it comes from Middle English middel-erde, itself a folk-etymology for the Old English word middangeard (geard not meaning ‘Earth’, but rather ‘enclosure’ or ‘place’, thus ‘yard’, with the Old Norse word miðgarðr being a cognate).

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