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England is a country on the island of Great Britain in Western Europe. It is bordered by Scotland and Wales, and its capital city is London. It is the central country of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is home to both Muggles and Wizardkind. Many famous wizards like Voldemort, Albus Dumbledore, and Harry Potter hail from here. The wizarding community in England is governed by the Ministry of Magic.
Muggle world[edit | edit source]
Magical history[edit | edit source]
- The wizarding streets of Diagon Alley and Knockturn Alley are located in the city of London, the capital of this country.
- Their wizarding government is called the Ministry of Magic which is based in London just like the Muggle's government.
- Many of the wizards and witches in England have moved to areas with mixed magical and Muggle communities, such as Godric's Hollow and Ottery St. Catchpole.
- The Hogwarts Express leaves King's Cross Station from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters on 1 September to go to Hogwarts with all of the students.
- Malfoy Manor is located in Wiltshire, England.
- Many of the battles in the Second Wizarding War happened in England.
Magical games and sports[edit | edit source]
- Magical games and sports fall under the control of the Department of Magical Games and Sports
- England hosted the final of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup.
- Shuntbumps is a popular game in Devon.
- Swivenhodge is a broom game that began in Herefordshire.
England is or has been home to the following Quidditch teams:
- The Appleby Arrows
- Barnton amateur Quidditch team
- The Chudley Cannons
- The English National Quidditch team
- The English under-17 Quidditch team
- The Falmouth Falcons
- Ilkley Quidditch team
- Lancashire Quidditch team
- Puddlemere United
- Puddlemere United reserve team
- The Tutshill Tornados
- The Wimbourne Wasps
- Yorkshire Quidditch team
England is or has been home to the following Quidditch pitches:
- Bodmin Moor Millenium Stadium
- English National Quidditch Stadium
- Exmoor Quidditch Stadium
- Ilkley Moor Quidditch Stadium
- Quidditch Trillenium Stadium
- Yorkshire Moors Quidditch Stadium
Magical creatures and plants[edit | edit source]
- The Bowtruckle is native to England, as well as Germany and Scandinavia.
- The Crup, a wizard-bred dog, is native to England.
- The Dirigible plum can be found in Ottery St. Catchpole, growing around the Lovegood House.
- The native range of the Hag is England, as well as Europe and Russia.
- The Porlock is a horse guardian native to England, as well as southern Ireland.
- Wild Ponys can be found in the New Forest in Hampshire, England.
- Pixies, being found chiefly in westernmost region of Great Britain, Cornwall, are also native to England.
Food and beverages[edit | edit source]
- A Cornish pastie is a pastry from Cornwall, England.
- Yorkshire pudding is a dish that originated in Yorkshire, England.
Known locations[edit | edit source]
Exclusively magical[edit | edit source]
- Diagon Alley, London
- Horcrux cave
- Knockturn Alley, London
Muggle and magical[edit | edit source]
- Avalon (fictional)
- Brockdale Bridge
- Brookshire (fictional)
- Budleigh Babberton (fictional)
- Chipping Clodbury (fictional)
- Cokeworth (fictional)
- Horcrux cave, by the Sea
- Hut-on-the-Rock, on the Sea
- Isle of Wight, an island county located about five miles off the south coast of the English mainland.
- Charing Cross Road
- Elephant and Castle
- Grimmauld Place, London
- King's Cross Station, London
- Millennium Bridge
- Museum of Quidditch
- Paddington Station
- Post Office tower
- Private Hospital
- Pudding Lane
- Shaftesbury Avenue
- Tottenham Court Road
- Vauxhall Road
- Wool's Orphanage
- Mill Town
- Upper Barnton
- Cotswolds (partially)
- West Country, a region of southwestern England.
- Wimbourne Minster
- Wye River
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Harry Potter Prequel
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (video game)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (video game)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (video game)
- The Tales of Beedle the Bard (real)
- Quidditch Through the Ages
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
- Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Book
- The Queen's Handbag
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7
- LEGO Creator: Harry Potter
- Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Motorbike Escape
- J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life
- Harry Potter LEGO Sets
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- England on Wikipedia