• Continents A geographic region of the South Pacific Ocean including the continent of Australia, the country of New Zealand, and surrounding islands such as Fiji and New Guinea. Read More
• Place There are three oceans mentioned in the books (the Arctic Ocean is not mentioned), primarily as habitats for sea creatures. Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Pacific Ocean See also: islands, lochs, rivers, and seas. Read More
• Place Publishing Offices: Daily Prophet (Diagon Alley) Obscurus Books (Diagon Alley) WhizzHard Books (Diagon Alley) Other Wizarding Offices: Ministry of Magic Headquarters, in London the Society for Tolerance of Vampires (STV) Head Office, in London the offices of Terrortours, a travel agency in an unknown location Muggle Offices: Grunnings Drill Firm,… Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops “Makers of Fine Wands since 382 B.C,” Ollivander’s is a narrow and shabby little shop with a window display consisting of a single wand resting on a faded purple cushion. Inside the walls are lined floor to ceiling with thousands of narrow boxes, which Mr. Ollivander chooses from when trying… Read More
• Gardens and farms Up the hill behind the Burrow’s garden this “small paddock” is usually used by the Weasley children for pick-up Quidditch matches (GF10). It’s particularly convenient for this as the orchard is surrounded by trees, and therefore can’t be seen by any prying Muggle eyes (CS4). For Bill and… Read More
• Place American city in the state of Louisiana, located at the delta of the Mississippi River on the Gulf of Mexico. Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops On New Years’ Eve 1926, Merope Gaunt staggered up the steps of a Muggle orphanage in London, gave birth to her only son, and soon died. Before her death, she managed to make one request – that her baby would be named Tom Marvolo Riddle. Riddle spent the first… Read More
• Towns A small town along the River Otter in Devon, near Exeter. Ottery St. Catchpole is a Muggle town but has historically also been a large settlement for wizarding families (DH16), including the Weasleys (GF6). As a result, Harry spent more time here while growing up than anywhere else… Read More
• Cities The capital city of Burkina Faso in West Africa. Ouagadougou is mentioned by Gilderoy Lockhart as the site of one of his fictitious exploits, where he claims there were “a series of attacks” similar to the basilisk’s attacks during the opening of the Chamber of Secrets (CS9). Read More
• Wilderness areas A vast expanse of desert in the interior of Australia. Read More
• Creatures' homes, lairs, and territories • Hogwarts castle and grounds The Owlery, where the school owls and the owls belonging to students live, is a drafty round stone room located on the top of West Tower. There is no glass in the windows and straw, owl droppings, and skeletons of the owls’ prey cover the floor. It houses several hundred… Read More
• Place Mrs. Georgina Smythe, struggling to keep her Flitterbloom alive, lives here in Oxfordshire, in the small town of Nettlebed.  We know of her thanks to an episode of ‘Toots, Shoots ‘n’ Roots’ that aired on Jo’s website, in which Georgina wrote in to Tilden Toots to ask about her plant. … Read More