• Place The Far East is a name given to eastern Asia by westerners; it always refers to Japan, Korea, and eastern China, and occasionally is used to signify other countries in the region as well. The Demiguise, Occamy, and Re’em are all native to this area (FB). Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops A dimly lit shop in Diagon Alley which, according to the sign, sells tawny, screech, barn, brown, and snowy owls. Hagrid bought Hedwig here for Harry’s eleventh birthday on July 31, 1991 (PS5). Harry also returned later to buy owl nuts – a favorite treat of Hedwig’s (HBP6). Read More
• Countries Egypt, 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,… Read More
• City places 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. Read More
• Moors Ellis Moor is not known to exist in the Muggle world, but it has a Quidditch stadium. As happens on occasion, a recent match here had to be relocated when Muggles were camping near the stadium (DP). The location of Ellis Moor is unknown. Read More
• Gardens and farms • Mysterious places Location of the¬†Wizarding Schools Potions Championship where students compete to win a gold cauldron. Read More
• Countries Part of the United Kingdom and, along with Scotland, the place where the entire Harry Potter series is based. Major Locations in England: Brockdale Bridge Budleigh Babberton cave Godric’s Hollow Great Hangleton, including a police station Little Hangleton, including: the Gaunt House a graveyard the Hanged Man the Riddle… Read More
• Oceans and seas A body of water separating southern England from northern France, connecting the Atlantic Ocean with the North Sea. Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds The Entrance Hall is located on the ground floor of Hogwarts. Main features of the Entrance Hall include the wide, marble staircase and the double door entrance to the Great Hall. The house points hourglasses are located in the Entrance Hall. Read More
• Countries Newt Scamander recently traveled to¬†Equatorial Guinea to complete field research for his book about magical creatures, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (WFT). Read More
• Countries Ethiopia 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). Read More
• Schools 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 www.etoncollege.com]… Read More
• Continents Countries in Europe mentioned in canon: Albania Andorra Bulgaria France Greece Greenland Hungary Ireland Luxembourg Norway Poland Romania Russia Spain Sweden Turkey Ukraine the United Kingdom, which includes: England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales Other Locations in Europe: Braga, in Portugal Minsk, in Belarus Sardinia, in Italy… Read More
• Moors • Quidditch places Area of Somerset named for the river Exe, which flows through it, and the location of Exmoor National Park. Read More