Statistics for Cities in The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The Silmarillion

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Opposite of #35; established by Anárion son of Elendil; became the capital of Gondor in TA 1640Minas Anor/Minas Tirith
City in which the Inn of the Prancing Pony is locatedBree
Formerly a great Dwarf-realm, but was abandoned after miners dug too deep and accidentally released a BalrogKhazad-dûm
Mountain refuge founded by Elrond for the many Elven refugees from the War of the Elves and Sauron; Thorin's Company and the Fellowship both stop hereImladris
Opposite of #34; established by Isildur son of Elendil; original home of the White Tree of Gondor before Sauron assaulted it in SA 3429; conquered by the Nazguûl in TA 2002Minas Ithil/Minas Morgul
Region from which the main Hobbit characters hailThe Shire
secret Elf-realm ruled by Turgon; said to have been almost as beautiful as TirionGondolin
Another name for the Kingdom under the Mountain; destroyed by the dragon Smaug in TA 2770; retaking the lost city was the goal of Thorin's CompanyErebor
Sauron's major base of operations in MordorBarad-dûr
Sauron's base of operations in Mirkwood; completely levelled by the Elves of the Woodland Realm and Lothlórien in TA 3019Dol Guldur
Rohan's capital cityEdoras
Original capital city of Gondor; essentially destroyed in TA 1437 during the Kin-strifeOsgiliath
Originally a Númenórean fortress, opposite of #38; after it was recovered from Dunlendings in TA 2754, control over the place was given to the Istar SarumanIsengard/Angrenost
Originally a Númenórean fortress, opposite of #37; sometimes referred to as "Helm's Deep; King Théoden and his army fought against the might of Saruman's Uruk-hai here; in the first years of the Fourth Age, Gimli established a Dwarf-realm in the Glittering CavesHornburg/Aglarond
City of Men in the shadow of #44; destroyed along with #44 by SmaugDale
City founded by Círdan; capital city of Lindon, which was ruled by High King Gil-galad; From here, many Elves took ships and took the Straight Path to ValinorMithlond/Grey Havens
Morgoth's secondary fortress in the north of Beleriand; was sunk under the Sea along with the rest of the region during the War of WrathAngband
secret elf-realm of Finrod Felagund; built with the help of the Dwarves of Belegost and the Elves of DoriathNargothrond
Major dwelling place of the Vanyar and Noldor in Valinor; said to be the most beautiful city in historyTirion upon Túna
AKA, Lake-townEsgaroth
One of the locations of the three northern Palantíri; Frodo was stabbed by a Morgul-blade hereAmon Sûl
Morgoth's original fortress; destroyed in the War for the Sake of the Elves by the ValarUtumno
Capital city of Arthedain; destroyed in TA 1975 by the forces of AngbadFornost
Númenórean colony on the coast of Harad settled by members of the King's Men; for the first 1500 years or so, control of the city passed between Gondor and the Haradrim, but after Castamir's Rebellion was quelled, his sons fled there and organized the troublesome CorsairsUmbar
Doriath's capital city; ruled by King Thingol and Queen MelianMenegroth
Major Teleri settlement in Valinor; it was assaulted and its ships taken by Fëanor's hostAlqualondë
Former capital city of the united Kingdom of ArnorAnnúminas
Celeborn and Galadriel's home city in LothlórienCaras Galadhon
Rohan's mustering point during the War of the RingDunharrow
One of the original Númenórean fortifications built after Mordor's defeat in the War of the Last Alliance; retaken by the Orcs after the Great Plague in TA 1637the Black Gate
Númenórean colony founded by members of the Faithful in SA 2350; Anárion and Isildur landed there after Númenor was destroyed; capital city of the Usurper-king Castamir from TA 1437-1447Pelargir
The two great Dwarven cities in the Ered Luin during the First AgeBelegost and Nogrod
Turgon's original city in Nevrast, but was abandoned after he built #5Vinyamar
Fëanor's home after he was exiled from Tirion for 12 yearsFormenos
As the Host of the West left #34 bound for #40, Aragorn dismissed all those men who were scared to retake this city from the OrcsCair Andros
City founded by Maedhros, Fëanor's son; one of the only surviving regions of Beleriand after it sank into the SeaHimring
Capital of the Dúnedain Kingdom of Númenor; sometimes referred to as "The Golden City"Armenelos
Along with #11, a haven established by Círdan in BeleriandEglarest
Along with #12, a haven established by Círdan in BeleriandBrithombar
originally the biggest city in Númenor; inhabited mostly by people friendly to the ElvesAndúnie
Former capital city of the Elf-realm of Eregion, ruled by Celebrimbor; destroyed in SA 1697 by Sauron's armies during the War of the Elves and SauronOst-in-Edhil
port at which the Edain landed in Númenor, on its eastern coastRómenna
First Númenórean colony in Middle-earth, founded by Prince Aldarion in SA 875 under the name "Vilyalondë"Lond Daer
City of Thranduil the Elvenking; place where Thorin's Company is held until Bilbo breaks them outThranduil's Halls
Dwelling place of Manwë and Varda atop the mountain TaniquetilIlmarin
In the final years of the First Age, the refugees from the major Elven realms all flocked here; was ruled by Eärendil and ElwingHavens of Sirion

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