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|location=Southeastern [[South America]]
 
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'''Brazil''' is 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|Amazon]] [[rainforest]]. Its capital is Brasília. Both [[Manaus]] and [[Teresina]] may be cities of note within it that contain a number of [[Wizardkind|wizarding]] residents, as the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' considered their weather of note in its International section.
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'''Brazil''', officially the '''Federative Republic of Brazil''', is the largest country in both South America and the Latin America region. Its capital is [[wikipedia:Brasília|Brasília]].
   
==Magical Beasts and Beings==
 
*In [[1991]], [[Harry Potter]] talked to a [[Boa constrictor at the Zoo|snake]] that was a [[Wikipedia:Boa Constrictor|boa constrictor]] of Brazilian descendent. When Harry freed the snake, it left saying: "''Brazil, here I come ... Thanksss, amigo.''"
 
*[[Fire Slug]]s are native to the Brazilian rainforest.
 
   
==Magical Education==
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==Magical community==
*[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] says that his brother [[William Weasley|Bill]] had a [[Brazilian pen-friend|pen-friend]] who attended a [[Brazilian Wizarding School|wizarding school in Brazil]]. When his pen-friend wanted him to go on exchange trip, Bill had to decline because his parents could not afford it. Unfortunately, his pen-friend got offended and sent Bill a cursed hat that made his ears shrivel up.
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Brazil was apparently home to a [[wizardkind|wizarding]] community comparable to that of the [[Great Britain|United Kingdom]]. The municipalities of [[Caxambu]], [[Manaus]] and [[Teresina]] may have had significant magical populations, as the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' saw fit to include forecasts for them in its international weather section.<ref>''[[The Making of Harry Potter]]'' - See [[:File:DPInternationalForecast.jpg|this image]].</ref>
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==Magical government==
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The magical community of Brazil is governed by the [[Brazilian Ministry of Magic]].
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* The yearly [[International Warlock Convention]] was held in Brazil in [[1993]]. It was hosted by the Brazilian Ministry of Magic, which stated that it was "proud" to host the event.<ref name="HPLE">''[[Harry Potter Limited Edition]]'' - ''A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films'' {{see image|File:DailyProphetWeasleysEgypt.png}}</ref>
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== Magical education ==
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There is a [[Brazilian wizarding school]] for young witches and wizards.
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* In [[1994]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] said that his brother [[William Weasley|Bill]] had a [[Brazilian pen-friend|pen-friend]] who attended a wizarding school in Brazil. When his pen-friend wanted him to go on exchange trip, Bill had to decline because his parents could not afford it. Unfortunately, his pen-friend got offended and sent Bill a cursed hat that made his ears shrivel up.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref>
   
==Magical Games and Sports==
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==Magical games and sports==
*The [[Brazilian National Quidditch team]] have reached the quarter-finals of the [[Quidditch World Cup]] in the last century.
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The [[Brazilian National Quidditch team]] has won the [[Quidditch World Cup]] five times<ref>[[Pottermore|''Pottermore'']] - [http://www.pottermore.com/en-us/daily-prophet/qwc2014/2014-07-02/place-your-bets Daily Prophet: Place Your Bets with Ludo Bagman]</ref> since the 20th century, when it managed to reach the quarter-finals.<ref name="QTA8">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide'')</ref> It was a finalist in the [[1982 Quidditch World Cup]] and the runner-up of the [[2014 Quidditch World Cup]].
*Brazil is located in South America, where [[Quodpot]] shares popularity with [[Quidditch]].
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[[Quodpot]], a variant of [[Quidditch]], is immensely popular in [[North America|North]] and [[South America]], which might include Brazilian wizarding community.
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==Magical creatures==
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*[[Curupira]] is a [[Dwarf|dwarflike]] [[Magic|magical]] [[creature]] native to Brazilian forests.
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*[[Fire Slug|Fire Slugs]], native to rainforests, are found in this country.
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*In [[1991]], [[Harry Potter]] talked to a [[Boa constrictor at the Zoo|snake]] that was a [[Boa constrictor]] of Brazilian descent. When Harry freed the snake, it left saying: "''Brazil, here I come ... Thanksss, amigo.''"<ref name="PS2">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 2 (''The Vanishing Glass'')</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*[[Alfie Enoch]], who plays [[Dean Thomas]] in the films series, is the son of a Brazilian mother and an English father.
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[[File:720px-Flag of Brazil.png|thumb|330x330px|Flag]]
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', the [[Durmstrang Institute|Durmstrang]] student who performs the poultry and other stunts is interpreted by a Brazilian.
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*[[Eduardo Lima]] is a Brazilian graphic designer who worked in every movie of the franchise since ''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' and plans to work on future ''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film trilogy)]]''. Together with fellow designer [[Miraphora Mina]], he founded the MinaLima design company.
*The translator of Harry Potter series in Brazil is [[Lia Wyler]].
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*[[Alfie Enoch]], who plays [[Dean Thomas]] in the films series, is the son of a Brazilian mother and an English father.<ref name="wikipediaalfieenoch">[[Wikipedia:Alfie Enoch|Alfie Enoch]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
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*In the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', during the scene in which the [[Durmstrang Institute|Durmstrang]] students enter the [[Great Hall]], the student who performs acrobatic feats is portrayed by Brazilian actor [[Ponciano Almeida]].
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==External links==
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*{{Wikilink|Brazil}}
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' {{1st Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' {{1st Mention}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' {{mention}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]] ''{{Mention}}
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*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]]''
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*''[[The Making of Harry Potter]]'' {{mention}}
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*''[[Pottermore]]'' {{Mention}}
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*''[[Harry Potter Trading Card Game]]'' {{Mention}}
   
==External links==
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==Notes and references==
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazil Wikipedia Article on Brazil]
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Brazil
Brazil
Location information
Location

Southeastern South America

Permanent residents

Bill Weasley's penpal

Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin America region. Its capital is Brasília.


Magical communityEdit

Brazil was apparently home to a wizarding community comparable to that of the United Kingdom. The municipalities of Caxambu, Manaus and Teresina may have had significant magical populations, as the Daily Prophet saw fit to include forecasts for them in its international weather section.[1]

Magical governmentEdit

The magical community of Brazil is governed by the Brazilian Ministry of Magic.

Magical education Edit

There is a Brazilian wizarding school for young witches and wizards.

  • In 1994, Ron Weasley said that his brother Bill had a pen-friend who attended a wizarding school in Brazil. When his pen-friend wanted him to go on exchange trip, Bill had to decline because his parents could not afford it. Unfortunately, his pen-friend got offended and sent Bill a cursed hat that made his ears shrivel up.[3]

Magical games and sportsEdit

The Brazilian National Quidditch team has won the Quidditch World Cup five times[4] since the 20th century, when it managed to reach the quarter-finals.[5] It was a finalist in the 1982 Quidditch World Cup and the runner-up of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup.

Quodpot, a variant of Quidditch, is immensely popular in North and South America, which might include Brazilian wizarding community.

Magical creaturesEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

720px-Flag of Brazil

Flag

External linksEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. The Making of Harry Potter - See this image.
  2. Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films (see this image)
  3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  4. Pottermore - Daily Prophet: Place Your Bets with Ludo Bagman
  5. Quidditch Through the Ages (real) - Chapter 8 (The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide)
  6. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 2 (The Vanishing Glass)
  7. Alfie Enoch at Wikipedia

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