|Realms||Gondor (? - T.A. 1636), Mordor|
|Inhabitants||Men, Orcs, Shelob|
|Description||Guarded pass into Mordor|
|Events||Quest of the Ring|
Cirith Ungol was located on the north shoulder of the Morgul Pass. These two passes through the western mountains of Mordor were the only way towards the land from the west.
It is not known whether the pass and the tower were called Cirith Ungol when the Men of Gondor held it.