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Location
South of Gondor and Mordor, beyond the River Harnen
Meaning
South (lands)
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  • Updated 16 February 2008
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Harad

The southern lands of Middle-earth

Map of the Harad
The little-known geography of the Harad

Name given to the wide, sun-baked lands to the south of Gondor and Mordor; the Men of Harad, called the Haradrim, were ancient enemies of the Gondorians and allies of Sauron during the War of the Ring.


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