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Dates
Founded II 32, destroyed II 3319 (endured 3,287 years)
Location
In the Great Sea, between Middle-earth and Aman
Origins
Created by the Valar as a reward for the Edain who had fought against Morgoth in the First Age
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Ruled by the House of Elros
Settlements
The chief city was Armenelos; other important settlements were Andúnië, Eldalondë, Nindamos, Ondosto and Rómenna
Important peaks
The Meneltarma or Pillar of Heaven lay at the centre of the island
Pronunciation
ele'nna
Meaning
Other names

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Elenna

The island of Númenor

Map of Númenor

A name said to mean 'Starwards', referring to the island on which the realm of Númenor was founded.


Notes

1

The name Elenna was Elvish in origin; its equivalent in the Adûnaic tongue of the Númenóreans was apparently Gimlad, though this name is not recorded in the canonical sources.

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