The earth, it was created by Odin, Vili and Vé, in the very center of Gunninga-Gap, and was meant to be the home of man. The first man and woman to live here were Ask and Embla.
Midgard ("middle world" or "middle earth") is the defensive fortress which was built by the gods created by Odin, Vili and Vé. It was build around the middle portion of the earth allotted to men in order to protect mankind from the giants. Midgard is on the same level as Nidavellir (land of the dwarves), Svartalfheim (land of the dark elves/dwarfs) and Jotunheim (the land of the giants).
Also known as: Mannheim, Mannaheim
Old Norse: Midgardr