The Encyclopedia of Arda - an interactive guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien
Dates
Founded in II 3320. Still extant during the Fourth Age
Location
On the Bay of Belfalas, to the west of Mordor
Origins
Founded by Elendil and his sons
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Ruled by the House of Elendil (after the loss of Isildur, the Kings descended from the House of Anárion, and the later Stewards derived from the House of Húrin)
Settlements
Other names

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 25 December 2013
  • Updates planned: 1

South-kingdom

The southern realm of the Dúnedain

Encyclopedia of Arda Timeline
Years of the Trees First Age Second Age Third Age Fourth Age and Beyond
Map of the South-kingdom of the Dúnedain

Gondor, the southern of the two kingdoms founded in Middle-earth by Elendil and his sons. The other was Arnor in the north.


For acknowledgements and references, see the Disclaimer & Bibliography page.

Website services kindly sponsored by Axiom Software Ltd.

Original content © copyright Mark Fisher 1998, 2001, 2010, 2013. All rights reserved. For conditions of reuse, see the Site FAQ.