• Countries Albania is a European country located along the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Not long after Hogwarts was founded, the country inadvertently played a part in wizarding history when Rowena Ravenclaw’s daughter Helena stole her mother’s diadem and ran away to Albania. Though she later returned to Britain, the diadem… Read More
• Countries Located in the mountains between Spain and France, tiny  Andorra is one of the smallest countries in the world. However, it has a Ministry of Magic (GF28) and participates in international affairs. Read More
• Countries Argentina is the second largest country in South America and features a little bit of everything, from mountains to coastline. Its national Quidditch team reached the World Cup quarterfinals within the last century (QA8). The Patagonian Desert region was also host to the 2014 Quidditch World Cup (Pm). Read More
• Countries Armenia is a small country just east of Turkey, where a warlock once saved a village from werewolves, though Gilderoy Lockhart took credit for it (CS16). Read More
• Countries Australia is both the smallest continent and its own country, located on a large island entirely in the southern hemisphere. Hermione sent her parents to Australia during the height of the war against Voldemort, to protect them from Death Eaters. She also modified their memories so they did… Read More
• Countries Located east of India on the coast of the Indian Ocean, Bangladesh is one of the world’s most populated countries despite its tiny size. Quidditch has never caught on much here, primarily because in this region flying carpets are used for transportation rather than brooms (QA8). Read More
• Countries An island near the Phillipines and the South China Sea, Borneo was once covered in rainforests, though many have been destroyed through logging and farming. Acromantulas are native to Borneo (FB). Read More
• Countries The largest country in South America (and also the only one with a primary language of Portuguese, rather than Spanish) Brazil is home to much of the Amazon rainforest. The snake which Harry freed from the zoo was native to Brazil, though it was bred in captivity (PS2). Bill Weasley once had… Read More
• Countries A country in eastern Europe. The Bulgarian National Team played in several Quidditch World Cup matches, finally winning the tournament in 2014 (GF8, Pm). We also learned then that Bulgaria has a ministry of magic, including Minister for Magic Mr. Oblansk in 1994 (GF8). Read More
• Countries Burkina Faso is a tiny country in western Africa. We know that it has a Ministry of Magic and that the runespoor is native to here (FB). We also hear in CS9 about one of Gilderoy Lockhart’s supposed adventures that took place in Burkina Faso, specifically in… Read More
• Countries One of the largest countries in the world, Canada nevertheless has a relatively small population, due largely to its abundance of forests and frigid climates. It is home, however, to three of the most accomplished Quidditch teams in the world, based out of Haileybury, Moose Jaw, and Stonewall… Read More
• Countries China is the most populated country in the world, with over one billion people. It is home to several species of magical creatures, including the phoenix and the Chinese Fireball dragon (FB). Tibet is also located in China. Two wizards of note were Chinese: magical creatures specialist Quong Po and… Read More
• Countries There are now two countries by this name: Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly known (and named in FB) as Zaire. They are neighbors in central Africa and share their name with the Congo river, which flows through them. The Tebo is native… 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
• 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
• 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
• Countries A beautiful South Pacific island nation, Fiji is the native habitat of the Fire Crab. Hundreds of miles of coastline there have been turned into a Fire Crab reservation (FB). Read More
• Countries France is located across the English Channel from England and is famous for being a rival to England in many ways. Hagrid and Madame Maxime travelled to France en route to eastern Europe when they sought out the giants, a story Hagrid told in detail in OP20. Hermione also… Read More
• Countries Germany is a large country in central Europe. Germany has a history in wizarding games; the game of Stichstock was invented there around 1105, though it died out two centuries later (QA2), and there is also a German illuminated manuscript from c. 962 A.D. showing three warlocks dismounting their… Read More
• Countries Also referred to as Britain, or the United Kingdom, Great Britain is the official country which encompasses four smaller regions in the British Isles: England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales These, of course, are where the entirety of the Harry Potter series takes place. Ireland, though also located in the British Isles, is not part… Read More
• Countries Greece is as steeped in history in the wizarding world as it is in the Muggle world. In fact, when Albus Dumbledore and Elphias Doge planned to take a Grand Tour of the world upon graduating Hogwarts, Greece was to be their first stop (DH18). This is understandable, as… Read More
• Countries An island country found off the eastern coast of Canada, Greenland, despite its name, is about 80% covered in ice. Bill Weasley jokingly asked Harry in OP5 if, on his trip from Privet Drive to Grimmauld Place, Mad-Eye Moody had made them come via Greenland. Read More
• Countries An country on the island of Hispanola in the Caribbean Sea of North America. Read More
• Countries A small country in eastern Europe, Hungary is home to the Hungarian Horntail dragon species – as well as to a national Gobstones team that, at one point, lost to Wales. The Daily Prophet didn’t cover the match, though, because Gobstones is “deeply boring” (DP1). Read More
• Countries India is the second most populous country in the world (behind China), located in southern Asia and jutting into the Indian Ocean. The Occamy and the Phoenix are both native to India (FB). The primary mode of wizarding transportation there is the flying carpet, as opposed to broomsticks; as a… Read More
• Countries A large southern European country shaped something like a boot jutting into the Mediterranean Sea, also ruling the islands of Sardinia and Sicily. The capital city is Rome. Read More
• Countries A country in the Carribbean Sea of North America. Read More