• Cities Aberdeen is a city of about 100,000 people on the eastern coast of Scotland, about 85 miles northeast of Hogwarts. Read More
• Cities Barnsley is a sizeable city of about 200,000 people and is located in Yorkshire in north central England, just south of Leeds. It also has its own college, which shares the city’s name. The Five Feathers in Barnsley is home to Bungy the waterskiing budgerigar, about whom Harry heard a… Read More
• Cities Located in southwestern England near Bristol, Bath was so named because it was once home to an elaborate Roman public bath, fed by Britain’s only hot springs. A replica of the Roman structure has now been built there above the ruins of the original. Ron mentioned Bath in CS13,… Read More
• Cities Birmingham is located in west-central England and, after London, is the country’s second most populated city. The second time Harry rode the Knight Bus, the bus jumped from Grimmauld Place to “just outside Birmingham,” according to Stan Shunpike (OP24). Location: Map of Wizarding Britain… Read More
• Cities Braga is a beautiful historic city in northern Portugal, and home of the Braga Broomfleet, one of the best Quidditch teams in the world (QA7). See also the Muggle Encyclopedia entry for Porto. Location: Map of European Quidditch Teams… Read More
• Cities Hagrid flew the motorcycle over this city on his way to Privet Drive, at which time baby Harry fell asleep (PS1). Bristol is a city located in southwestern England near Chipping Sodbury, where Rowling grew up. Location: Map of Wizarding Britain… Read More
• Cities Cairo is the capital of Egypt, as well as its largest city. At some point before Dumbledore graduated from Hogwarts, he won a gold medal for “Ground-Breaking Contribution to the International Alchemical Conference in Cairo” (DH18). Read More
• Cities The capital of Wales, Cardiff (Welsh “Caerdydd”) is a large city located in South Wales. It became a city in 1905 and was made the capital of Wales in 1955.  (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiff)… Read More
• Cities Hermione and her parents went on holiday to France in summer 1993 (PA1), a trip which apparently included a stop in Dijon. Two years later, when Hagrid and Madame Maxime were travelling to see giants, they went through Dijon pretending they were going to Beauxbatons, but there they slipped… Read More
• Cities After Voldemort’s downfall in PS1, Muggle television viewers phoned in from Dundee to alert the Muggle weatherman to sightings of shooting stars there, though the shooting stars were actually the work of celebrating wizards. Dundee is the fourth largest city in Scotland, located near the eastern coast. It boasts… Read More
• Cities Fitchburg is a U.S. town and the home of the Fitchburg Finches, who have won the U.S. Quidditch cup seven times (QA8). Read More
• Cities Located in southeastern England, London is one of the largest and most famous cities in the world. For Muggles, it is the center of British commerce and government, and for wizards and witches things are no different. We know of more wizarding places in London than anywhere else in Britain,… Read More
• Cities A large industrial city in North-West England and headquarters of the Thunderbolt broom manufacturer (Pm). Read More
• Cities Hagrid and Madame Maxime passed through Minsk on their way to meet the giants in the mountains, and in fact while there Hagrid “had a sligh’ disagreement with a vampire” (OP20). Minsk is the capital of Belarus, a nation that was formerly part of the Soviet Union. The fact… Read More
• Cities Home of the Moose Jaw Meteorites, one of the most accomplished Quidditch teams in the modern world, and famous for flying around with sparks flying from their brooms after a victory. Moose Jaw is a relatively small town in southern Saskatchewan (south-central Canada), but is fairly well known due to… Read More
• Cities New York City is the most populous city of the United States of America and one of the most famous cities in the world. 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
• Cities Home to the Patonga Proudsticks, a Quidditch team on the rise in world competition (QA8), Patonga (or Patongo) is a small town in Uganda.  … Read More
• Cities The ancient capital of Italy, founded by Romulus and Remus, twin brothers raised by wolves. Read More
• Cities Famous for its seventeenth-century hysteria over witchcraft and witch trials, Salem is today a typical suburb of Boston, Massachusetts. There is still a witches’ institute in Salem, which Harry Potter saw when he walked by their tent at the Quidditch World Cup (GF7). Read More
• Cities The Sweetwater All-Stars are a U.S. Quidditch team that recently gained international notoriety when they defeated the Quiberon Quafflepunchers after a five-day match (QA8). Sweetwater is a small city in central Texas, in the southern United States. Read More
• Cities A small, South American city perched on the edge of the Amazon rainforest in Peru, this “city of palms” is the home of South America’s most famous Quidditch team, the Tarapoto Tree-Skimmers (QA8). Read More
• Cities The most successful Japanese Quidditch team is based in Toyohashi – the Toyohashi Tengu. From an international perspective, this team is rather unusual in that it ceremonially sets fire to its brooms following each defeat (QA8). The city of Toyohashi, located on Japan’s southern Pacific coast, is thousands of years… Read More
• Cities One of the many exploits Gilderoy Lockhart claimed to have performed was to have defeated the Wagga Wagga Werewolf (CS10). Wagga Wagga is an inland city in Australia that traces its history back to the country’s first English settlers. Read More
• Cities • Regions, counties, and territories One of the western United States, as well as the name of the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. (District of Columbia). After the Great Sasquatch Rebellion of 1892, the location of MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States) was moved  for a fifth time from Washington to New York City (Pm). Read More
• Cities Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, as well as the seat of the New Zealand Ministry of Magic. Quidditch here dates back to the seventeenth century, and as a result there is Maori art from the period depicting white wizards on brooms. Those pieces of art the Ministry has… Read More
• Cities A city in the state of Virginia, founded in the 1600s during colonial days. Read More
• Cities Home of the Woollongong Warriors (QA8), Wollongong is a city on the eastern coast of Australia, south of Sydney. (Note: the spelling of the actual place name is different from the canon name.)  … Read More