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'''Africa''' is a continent south of [[Europe]].
 
'''Africa''' is a continent south of [[Europe]].
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During the summer holidays of [[1994]], [[Hermione Granger]] mentioned Africa as a possible hiding place for [[Sirius Black]], noting "[[Hedwig]]'s not going to manage that journey in a few days," when [[Harry Potter]] was eager for a response to a [[Harry Potter's letter to Sirius Black (1994) I|letter]] he sent to him.<ref name="GF10">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', Chapter 10 - (''Mayhem at the Ministry'')</ref>
   
 
==Magical Creatures and Plants==
 
==Magical Creatures and Plants==
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==Magical Games and Sports==
 
==Magical Games and Sports==
*Ethiopia is a [[Quidditch]] proud nation thanks to its team in Gimbi, the [[Gimbi Giant-Slayers]], a [[Quidditch]] team that has won the All-Africa Cup twice.
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*Ethiopia is a proud [[Quidditch]]-playing nation thanks to its team in Gimbi, the [[Gimbi Giant-Slayers]], a [[Quidditch]] team that has won the All-Africa Cup twice.
 
*It has been known for [[Quidditch]] Referees to turn up in the [[wikipedia:Sahara Desert|Sahara Desert]]. (This is because [[Quidditch]] players turned their [[broomsticks|brooms]] into portkeys.)
 
*It has been known for [[Quidditch]] Referees to turn up in the [[wikipedia:Sahara Desert|Sahara Desert]]. (This is because [[Quidditch]] players turned their [[broomsticks|brooms]] into portkeys.)
 
*Sumbawanga is a city in Tanzania, and is the home of the [[Sumbawanga Sunrays]], a popular [[Quidditch]] team known for its famous formation looping.
 
*Sumbawanga is a city in Tanzania, and is the home of the [[Sumbawanga Sunrays]], a popular [[Quidditch]] team known for its famous formation looping.
 
*Tchamba is a small city in centre of Togo, home to the [[Tchamba Charmers]], the "masters of the reverse pass."
 
*Tchamba is a small city in centre of Togo, home to the [[Tchamba Charmers]], the "masters of the reverse pass."
 
*Uganda is the premier [[Quidditch]] Playing nation in Africa, and its prominent team, the [[Patonga Proudsticks]] competed in the recent [[Quidditch World Cup]].
 
*Uganda is the premier [[Quidditch]] Playing nation in Africa, and its prominent team, the [[Patonga Proudsticks]] competed in the recent [[Quidditch World Cup]].
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== Magical Education ==
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*The [[Uagadou School of Magic]] is located in Africa.
   
 
==Curiosities==
 
==Curiosities==
 
*Burkina Faso is a small country in western Africa. It has its own [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]], and the [[Runespoor]] is native to this country. [[Gilderoy Lockhart]] supposedly stopped a series of attacks in its capital Ouagadougou.
 
*Burkina Faso is a small country in western Africa. It has its own [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]], and the [[Runespoor]] is native to this country. [[Gilderoy Lockhart]] supposedly stopped a series of attacks in its capital Ouagadougou.
*[[Egypt]] is the earliest place where [[magic]] is recorded. It was integrated into society and [[wizards]] were held in esteem. Egyptian [[wizards]] put curses on Tombs, which [[Curse Breaker]]s for [[Gringotts Wizarding Bank|Gringotts]] try to break. [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]'s brother, [[William Weasley|Bill]] worked there as a Curse Breaker for [[Gringotts Wizarding Bank|Gringotts Bank]] before taking a desk job in [[London]]. The [[Weasley family]] visited him while he was there, and toured the Pyramids. [[Phoenix]]es and [[Sphinx]]es are native to [[Egypt]]. Hassan Mostafa, the referee for the final of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup, was from Egypt. That is also where [[Peter Pettigrew|Scabbers]] was photographed for a newspaper on that same tour, leading to [[Sirius Black]]'s escape, and upon learning of the escape he begins to look ill.
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*[[Egypt]] is the earliest place where [[magic]] is recorded. It was integrated into society and [[wizards]] were held in esteem. Egyptian [[wizards]] put curses on Tombs, which [[Curse Breaker]]s for [[Gringotts Wizarding Bank|Gringotts]] try to break. [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]'s brother, [[William Weasley|Bill]] worked there as a Curse Breaker for [[Gringotts Wizarding Bank|Gringotts Bank]] before taking a desk job in [[London]]. The [[Weasley family]] visited him while he was there, and toured the Pyramids. [[Phoenix]]es and [[Sphinx]]es are native to [[Egypt]]. Hassan Mostafa, the referee for the final of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup, was from Egypt. That is also where [[Peter Pettigrew|Scabbers]] was photographed for a newspaper on that same tour, leading to Sirius Black's escape, and upon learning of the escape he begins to look ill.
   
 
==Locations in Africa==
 
==Locations in Africa==
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* [[Sumbawanga]]
 
* [[Sumbawanga]]
 
* Tchamba
 
* Tchamba
* Uganda
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* [[Uganda]]
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' {{Comment|Mentioned in the word African}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' {{Comment|Mentioned in the word African}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{Mention}}
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
   
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[[es:África]]
 
[[fr:Afrique]]
 
[[fr:Afrique]]
 
[[Category:Continents]]
 
[[Category:Continents]]

Latest revision as of 16:37, November 7, 2014

Africa
Location information
Affiliation

Other parts of the world

Africa is a continent south of Europe.

During the summer holidays of 1994, Hermione Granger mentioned Africa as a possible hiding place for Sirius Black, noting "Hedwig's not going to manage that journey in a few days," when Harry Potter was eager for a response to a letter he sent to him.[1]

Magical Creatures and PlantsEdit

Magical Games and SportsEdit

Magical Education Edit

CuriositiesEdit

  • Burkina Faso is a small country in western Africa. It has its own Ministry of Magic, and the Runespoor is native to this country. Gilderoy Lockhart supposedly stopped a series of attacks in its capital Ouagadougou.
  • Egypt is the earliest place where magic is recorded. It was integrated into society and wizards were held in esteem. Egyptian wizards put curses on Tombs, which Curse Breakers for Gringotts try to break. Ron Weasley's brother, Bill worked there as a Curse Breaker for Gringotts Bank before taking a desk job in London. The Weasley family visited him while he was there, and toured the Pyramids. Phoenixes and Sphinxes are native to Egypt. Hassan Mostafa, the referee for the final of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup, was from Egypt. That is also where Scabbers was photographed for a newspaper on that same tour, leading to Sirius Black's escape, and upon learning of the escape he begins to look ill.

Locations in AfricaEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 10 - (Mayhem at the Ministry)

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