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Location
The southwestern shorelands of Gondor, between the rivers Lefnui and Morthond
Race
Division
Culture
Gondorians (Men of the Anfalas)
Settlements
The Elf-haven of Edhellond stood on the eastern borders of this region
Important peaks
The Green Hills of Pinnath Gelin ran along the northern borders of the Anfalas
Pronunciation
a'nfalas
Meaning
'long shore'
Other names

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Anfalas

A shoreland fief of Gondor

Fiefs and regions of Gondor

The long strip of shoreland territory that lay between the rivers Lefnui and Morthond, bounded to the north by the Green Hills of Pinnath Gelin. Anfalas is this land's Elvish name. Its name in the Common Speech, Langstrand had the same meaning: 'long shore'.


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