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Dates
Founded after the establishment of Númenor in II 32; destroyed in the Downfall in II 3319
Location
In the Arandor in central Númenor, to the east of the Meneltarma
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Ruled by the House of Elros
Pronunciation
arme'nelos
Meaning
'Fortress of high heaven' or 'Royal fortress of heaven'
Other names
Arminalêth, Tar Kalimos1

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Armenelos

The royal city of Númenor

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The mighty city in the central regions of Númenor, where the island's Kings dwelt.


Notes

1

These names appear in The History of the Akallabêth in volume 12 of The History of Middle-earth. Tar Kalimos is an alternative Elvish name, and Arminalêth was a a new name given to the city after the coming of Sauron.

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