Gilneas is a zone on the continent of Eastern Kingdoms in the World of Warcraft game. The zone has a plains environmental feel to it. . Gilneas has quests for players leveled 1-12. There is a major city in this zone called Gilneas City. The area is not controlled by either faction and has quests for both factions. There are no dungeons or raids located in this zone.
Gilneas is a city zone, it is the starting zone for Worgen players. Years ago before the Worgens joined the alliance, the Worgen were a race of humans. A powerful wizard who you face off in Shadowfang Keep, Lord Godfrey is responsible for awakening the curse.
Unlike other cities, there is no auction house, no pubs etc. There is nothing special here. If you're looking for the Worgen quartermaster, you will find him in Darnassus as it was the Elves who came to the Worgens aid first when it was needed.