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Lamedon was a region and fiefdom in southern Gondor.

Lamedon was a series of valleys lying south of the White Mountains. Its chief settlement was the town of Calembel, where Aragorn and the Army of the Dead camped during their journey to Pelargir during the War of the Ring.

The river Ciril flowed south through Lamedon.


The climate hovered near the moderate and the extreme with mild winters and hot, dry summers and the terrain consisted of scattered woodlands.[1][2] Lamedon was one of the most densely populated regions of Gondor.


At the end of the Third Age, its lord was Angbor, who sent only a few scattered woodsmen to reinforce Minas Tirith, as he and his men tried to defend the southern city of Linhir at the crossing of the river Gilrain against Southrons from Umbar and Harad.

See also


Foreign Language Translated name
Danish Lamedon (region og edsforbund)
Hebrew לאמדון
Thai ลาเมดอน
Russian Ламедон


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