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The Aros River was a river that ran through Beleriand in Middle-earth during the First Age.

The Aros River was a tributary of the river Sirion. It rose in and flowed from the northern lands around Himring. It then met the Siron at Aelin-uial. The Aros formed the eastern and southern borders of the Kingdom of Doriath and joined the Sirion at the Kingdom's southwest corner.[1]

Real LifeEdit

Aros is also the original name of Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark.

Translations around the WorldEdit

Foreign Language Translated name
Chinese (Hong Kong) 阿羅斯河


Rivers of Beleriand

Adurant | Aros | Ascar | Brilthor | Brithon | Celebros | Celon | Dry River | Duilwen | Esgalduin | Gelion | Ginglith | Glithui | Greater Gelion | Legolin | Little Gelion | Malduin | Mindeb | Narog | Nenning | Ringwil | Sirion | Taeglin



ReferencesEdit

  1. The Silmarillion (inside cover), "Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North"