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To the northeast of Mirkwood, at the source of the River Running
Founded by Thráin I of Durin's Folk
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Kingdom under the Mountain

The Dwarf-kingdom of Erebor

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Erebor, the kingdom of the Dwarves of Durin's Folk for much of the later Third Age, built beneath the Lonely Mountain in the northeast of Middle-earth.

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