• Place Home of the Karasjok Kites, a Quidditch team that lost the 1956 European Cup (QA7), Karasjok is a town in the extreme northeastern tip of Norway. The cold weather there must give the Kites quite a home field advantage for Quidditch matches!… Read More
• Countries Although the 1877 Quidditch World Cup (The “Tournament that Nobody Remembers“) took place in the Ryn desert of Kazakhstan, the event is the subject of much mystery, speculation and conspiracy theory. (Pm)… Read More
• Place A town located in southwestern Ireland at the mouth of the Kenmare River, Kenmare is home to the Kenmare Kestrels, a member of the British and Irish Quidditch League and a popular team worldwide thanks to its leprechaun mascots (QA7). Read More
• Place Kent is a county in southeastern England not far from London. After Voldemort’s defeat in 1981, the Muggle news reported sightings of shooting stars there , which, unbeknownst to them, were shot off by wizards in celebration – and if McGonagall’s suspicions were correct, Dedalus Diggle was probably to blame. It is likely, then, that he… Read More
• Muggle places • Railway places In northwestern London lies Kings Cross Station, a Muggle railway station that is one of the busiest in the city. It’s a perfectly ordinary station, with big plastic numbers over each track and guards who have never heard of Hogwarts School (PS6). However, every September 1, as the clock… Read More
• Streets, alleys, and lanes • Wizarding places Just around the corner from Diagon Alley lies a dark, twisting alleyway devoted to the Dark Arts : Knockturn Alley. It’s a place that the Weasley children are not allowed in, and with good reason; not only are the wares sold their a bit dodgy, but the wizards hanging around… Read More
• Schools A wizarding school located in Russia where they play a broom game similar to Quidditch – but flying on uprooted trees rather than brooms (Pm, BoP, BCE). Read More
• Place Kopparberg is a town in central Sweden, and the starting line for the annual broom race of Sweden, which has run for over 1000 years (QA2). Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops The Kowalski Bakery was started in 1926 New York by No-Maj Jacob Kowalski on the Lower East Side of Manhatten (WFT). Read More