Places in Middle-earth
Type: Kingdoms, Realms, Lands
Location: Khand is located south of the eastern edge of Mordor, where the Mountains of Shadow begin to curve north. Near Harad is to the west and south of Khand.
Unfinished Tales, Inside cover map.
Description: Very little is known of Khand, aside from their association with Mordor, and that it is the land of "Variags" as described in RotK:
"East rode the knights of Dol Amroth driving the enemy before them: troll-men and Variags and orcs that hated the sunlight."
RotK, Book VI, Ch 6, The Battle of the Pelennor Fields
Contributors: Lyllyn 11.04.03