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Anfalas was the Elvish name for a coastal region of Gondor.

The Anfalas, or Long Shore, also known as Langstrand in Westron (the Common Tongue), lay between the rivers Lefnui and Morthond, south of the Green Hills of Pinnath Gelin.


The climate of the Anfalas featured mild winters and hot, dry summers.[1] The terrain consisted of scattered woodlands[2] on undulating lowlands.[3] It was not densely populated, as it was far from central Gondor and there were no known cities.


During the War of the Ring, the people of the Anfalas were led by Lord Golasgil, who brought with him a well-equipped household retinue, but mostly scantily equipped hunters or fishermen, to the defence of Minas Tirith. Anfalas was harassed at the coasts by the Corsairs of Umbar while Golasgil was away.

See also


Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ዓንፋላስ
Arabic أنفالاس
Armenian Անֆալաս
Belarusian Cyrillic Анфалас
Bengali আন্ফ়লস
Bulgarian Cyrillic Анфалас
Chinese 安法拉斯
Danish Langstrand (Anfalas)
Dari انفالاس
Greek Ανφαλασ
Gujarati આન્ફલસ
Hebrew אנפאלאס
Kannada ಆನ್ೞಲಸ
Kazakh Cyrillic Анфалас
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Анфалас
Macedonian Cyrillic Анфалас
Marathi आन्फ़लस
Mongolian Cyrillic Анфалас
Nepalese आन्फ़लस
Pashto آنفالاس
Persian انفالاس
Punjabi ਆਨ੍ਫ਼ਲਸ
Russian Анфалас
Serbian Анфалас (Cyrillic) Anfalas (Latin)
Sinhalese ආන්ෆලස්
Tajik Cyrillic Анфалас
Ukrainian Cyrillic Анфалас
Urdu انفالاس
Uyghur ئنفالاس
Uzbek Анфалас (Cyrillic) Anfalas (Latin)
Yiddish אַנפאַלאַס


  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, Thematic Maps, "Climate"
  2. The Atlas of Middle-earth, Thematic Maps, "Vegetation"
  3. The Atlas of Middle-earth, Thematic Maps, "Landforms"

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