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Eeylops Owl Emporium Building Merchant Creatures

Diagon Alley - London - England - Europe

A shop in Diagon Alley selling owls (more...)

Location: Map of Diagon Alley

Egypt Creatures History Witches and Wizards

Pyramids, Egypt
Africa

WEB LINKEgypt, in northeastern Africa, is a country steeped in magical history. When Ron travels there with his family, he relays stories of unbelievable curses the old Egyptian wizards put on tombs, and Hermione calls the ancient wizards "fascinating" (PA1). Even in more recent times, Elphias Doge's around-the-world tour upon leaving Hogwarts included a stop to see the Egyptian alchemists (DH2).

Bill Weasley worked as a curse breaker for Gringotts Wizarding Bank in Egypt before taking a desk job in London instead in OP4. It was while Bill was working in Egypt that the entire Weasley family visited him and toured the pyramids (PA1).

Phoenixes and the sphinx are also native to Egypt (FB).

Elephant and Castle Muggles

London - England - Europe

One of the many places that Willy Widdershins pranked Muggles with an exploding toilet (OP7), Elephant and Castle is a small neighborhood in southern London, based around two roundabouts with a short connecting street.

Ellis Moor Quidditch

United Kingdom - Europe

Ellis Moor is not known to exist in the Muggle world, but it has a Quidditch stadium (more...)

England Quidditch Creatures

Europe

Part of the United Kingdom and, along with Scotland, the place where the entire Harry Potter series is based.

Major Locations in England:

Durham Castle, England

English Counties Referenced in the Books:

Other Locations in England:

More: Magical Creatures of England; Map of Wizarding Britain

Ethiopia Quidditch

Africa

WEB LINKEthiopia is a large country in eastern Africa, and in fact the only country on the continent that was never colonized by European powers. It was formerly known as Abyssinia, and today is a Quidditch-proud nation, thanks to its team in Gimbi (QA8).

Location: Map of African Quidditch Teams

Eton Building Muggles

Eton College
Berkshire - England - Europe

Eton College is a famous private boys' boarding school in England. Justin Finch-Fletchley once told Harry that his name was down for Eton before he found out he was a wizard and elected to attend Hogwarts instead (CS6). [Photo courtesy WEB LINKwww.etoncollege.com]

Europe

Countries in Europe:

Other Locations in Europe:

More: Magical Creatures of Europe; Quidditch Teams of Europe

Exmoor Quidditch

Devon/Somerset - England - Europe

Named for the river Exe, which flows through it, Exmoor National Park contains at least one Quidditch stadium (more...)

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