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[[St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries]]
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[[The Ministry of Magic]]
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[[Diagon Alley]]
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==Muggle Locations==
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'''Muggle Places in the Harry Potter books'''
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[[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]
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===Little Whinging===
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Located in Surrey, a quiet, perfectly normal suburb of London, where the houses are large and square, and where you'll find the perfectly normal residence of number four, Privet Drive.
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[[Knockturn Alley]]
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====[[4 Privet Drive]]====
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Number four, Privet Drive in Little Whinging, Surrey, is the home of Vernon and Petunia Dursley and Harry's childhood home.
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[[Hogsmeade]]
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====[[Magnolia Crescent]]====
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[[Godric's Hollow]]
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====[[Wisteria Walk]]====
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The street on which [[Mrs Figg]] lives.
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[[The Forest of Dean]]
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==Public Magical Locations==
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Magical locations are often designed to be hidden from the Muggle population. Places like [[Diagon Alley]] and the [[Ministry of Magic]] are large areas where the entrance is hidden. [[Hogsmeade]] on the other hand is an all-wizard village settlement, which is rare.
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[[Grimmauld Place]]
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===Diagon Alley===
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[[The Room of Requirement]]
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====[[The Daily Prophet Office]]====
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====[[Eyelops Owl Emporium]]====
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====[[Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream Parlour]]====
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====[[Flourish and Blotts]]====
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====[[Gringotts Wizarding Bank]]====
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====[[The Leaky Cauldron (pub)]]====
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====[[Madam Malkim's Robes for All Occasions]]====
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====[[Magical Menagerie]]====
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====[[Ollivanders ]]====
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====[[Quality Quidditch Supplies]]====
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====[[Weaslys' Wizard Weezes]]====
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[[The Great Hall]]
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===Knockturn Alley===
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[[The Hogwarts Express]]
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====[[Borgin and Burkes]]====
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[[Honeydukes]]
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===Hogsmeade===
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[[The Shrieking Shack]]
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====[[The Hog's Head]]====
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====[[Honeydukes]]====
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====[[The Shrieking Shack]]====
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===The Ministry of Magic===
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[[The Ministry of Magic]] AKA the Ministry. <!-- Paragraph(s) needed-->
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====[[Department of Magical Law Enforcement]]====
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====[[Department of Mysteries]]====
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===Azkaban===
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[[Azkaban]]
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===St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries===
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[[St. Mungo's]] AKA St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries. <!-- Paragraph(s) needed-->
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==Mixed Magical-Muggle Locations==
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===Godric's Hollow===
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===King's Cross===
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====[[Platform 9 3/4]]====
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Platform 9 3/4 is the train platform where the [[Hogwarts Express]] takes off from London.
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==Private Wizarding Homes==
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===The Burrow===
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[[The Burrow]] is the home of the Weasley family and located in the outskirts of Ottery St. Catchpole in Devon, England. Held up with Magic, this is a thorough Magic dwelling and following the death of Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore in 1997, became the headquaters of The Order of the Phoenix. Also used as the location of Bill and Fleurs wedding and the 17th birthday of Harry Potter.
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===Shell Cottage===
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[[Shell Cottage]] is the home of Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour after their marriage on 1 August 1997. Used as a safehouse for various allies and members of the Order of the Phoenix. Used as a place of refuge for Harry, Ron and Hermione in 1998 when planning to break in to Bellatrix Le Strange's vault at Gringotts bank, and the last place of resting for Dobby the House Elf.
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===Lovegood Family's Home===
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[[The Lovegood's house]] is located in the outskirts of Ottery St. Catchpole in Devon, near the Burrow.
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===Number 12, Grimmauld Place===
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[[Number 12, Grimmauld Place]], London, was the home of the Black family and was the property of [[Sirius Black]] until his death. It then passed to his godson [[Harry Potter]]. It was initially used as the headquarters of [[the Order of the Phoenix]].
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==Magical Schools==
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===Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry===
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[[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] is an ancient magical school in Britain. Hogwarts is located in Scotland, near the magical village of [[Hogsmeade]] and the grounds are edged by [[The Forbidden Forest]]. Hogwarts was founded over one thousand years ago by the four greatest witches and wizards of the era:  [[Godric Gyffindor]], [[Helga Hufflepuff]], [[Rowena Ravenclaw]] and [[Salazar Slytherin]]. Along with building and starting the school the founders were the original creators of the Hogwarts houses, which are named after them.
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At Hogwarts, the staircases routinely change direction, the doors sometimes disappear, change positions or need to be tickled just right to open. Some doors refuse to open while other are just walls pretending to be doors. Ghosts float around freely while the people in portrays run through frames as to socialize with each other. The ceiling within the Great Hall mirrors the outside sky while the Room of Requirement grants the wish of anyone who can find it.
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Hogwarts, not only the most magically filled places but also the most secret filled places. Historical secrets, secret pasts, school yard secrets, secret passages ways, secret chambers, secret identities and secret objects have all found a home within Hogwarts walls. Even Hogwart itself is a secret as any Muggles who see it only see a condemn set of historical ruins that they inexplicably don't want to investigate and actually want to walk away from and forget all about. 
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====[[The Astronomy Tower]]====
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====[[The Entrance Hall]]====
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====[[The Great Hall]]====
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====[[Gryffindor Tower]]====
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====[[Hogwarts Library]]====
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====[[The Hospital Wing]]====
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====[[Ravenclaw Tower]]====
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====[[The Room of Requirement]]====
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===Beauxbatons Academy of Magic===
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[[Beauxbatons Academy of Magic]] in southern France.
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===Durmstrang Institute===
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[[Durmstrang Institute]] in northern Scandinavia.<ref>J.K. Rowling [http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://www.accio-quote.org/articles/2000/1209-hpfgu-scruton.html J.K. Rowling reading for Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre]</ref>
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===Mahoutokoro===
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[[Mahoutokoro]] in Japan.<ref>J.K. Rowling on [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book1/chapter5/moment4/wand-woods Pottermore]</ref>
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===Salem Witches' Institute===
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The [[Salem Witches' Institute]] in America.
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==References==
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==External links==
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==See also==
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*  [[The Forest of Dean]]
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[[Category:Places]]
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==Places That Need To Be Moved==
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* Please create a LeakyPedia entry for each named place.
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* Please create a LeakyPedia entry for each type of place (if it's a large category).
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* Please remove all specific details about named places and types of places off this page and onto their own pages.

Current revision as of 23:51, 8 May 2013

This article is about places in the book in general. For a list with links to articles about specific places, see Category:Places.

JKR described a wide variety of real and imagined places in the Harry Potter books...


Contents

[edit] Muggle Locations

Muggle Places in the Harry Potter books

[edit] Little Whinging

Located in Surrey, a quiet, perfectly normal suburb of London, where the houses are large and square, and where you'll find the perfectly normal residence of number four, Privet Drive.

[edit] 4 Privet Drive

Number four, Privet Drive in Little Whinging, Surrey, is the home of Vernon and Petunia Dursley and Harry's childhood home.

[edit] Magnolia Crescent

[edit] Wisteria Walk

The street on which Mrs Figg lives.

[edit] Public Magical Locations

Magical locations are often designed to be hidden from the Muggle population. Places like Diagon Alley and the Ministry of Magic are large areas where the entrance is hidden. Hogsmeade on the other hand is an all-wizard village settlement, which is rare.

[edit] Diagon Alley

Diagon Alley

[edit] The Daily Prophet Office

[edit] Eyelops Owl Emporium

[edit] Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream Parlour

[edit] Flourish and Blotts

[edit] Gringotts Wizarding Bank

[edit] The Leaky Cauldron (pub)

[edit] Madam Malkim's Robes for All Occasions

[edit] Magical Menagerie

[edit] Ollivanders

[edit] Quality Quidditch Supplies

[edit] Weaslys' Wizard Weezes

[edit] Knockturn Alley

Knockturn Alley

[edit] Borgin and Burkes

[edit] Hogsmeade

Hogsmeade

[edit] The Hog's Head

[edit] Honeydukes

[edit] The Shrieking Shack

[edit] The Ministry of Magic

The Ministry of Magic AKA the Ministry.

[edit] Department of Magical Law Enforcement

[edit] Department of Mysteries

[edit] Azkaban

Azkaban

[edit] St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries

St. Mungo's AKA St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries.


[edit] Mixed Magical-Muggle Locations

[edit] Godric's Hollow

Godric's Hollow

[edit] King's Cross

Kings Cross

[edit] Platform 9 3/4

Platform 9 3/4 is the train platform where the Hogwarts Express takes off from London.


[edit] Private Wizarding Homes

[edit] The Burrow

The Burrow is the home of the Weasley family and located in the outskirts of Ottery St. Catchpole in Devon, England. Held up with Magic, this is a thorough Magic dwelling and following the death of Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore in 1997, became the headquaters of The Order of the Phoenix. Also used as the location of Bill and Fleurs wedding and the 17th birthday of Harry Potter.

[edit] Shell Cottage

Shell Cottage is the home of Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour after their marriage on 1 August 1997. Used as a safehouse for various allies and members of the Order of the Phoenix. Used as a place of refuge for Harry, Ron and Hermione in 1998 when planning to break in to Bellatrix Le Strange's vault at Gringotts bank, and the last place of resting for Dobby the House Elf.

[edit] Lovegood Family's Home

The Lovegood's house is located in the outskirts of Ottery St. Catchpole in Devon, near the Burrow.

[edit] Number 12, Grimmauld Place

Number 12, Grimmauld Place, London, was the home of the Black family and was the property of Sirius Black until his death. It then passed to his godson Harry Potter. It was initially used as the headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix.

[edit] Magical Schools

[edit] Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is an ancient magical school in Britain. Hogwarts is located in Scotland, near the magical village of Hogsmeade and the grounds are edged by The Forbidden Forest. Hogwarts was founded over one thousand years ago by the four greatest witches and wizards of the era: Godric Gyffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw and Salazar Slytherin. Along with building and starting the school the founders were the original creators of the Hogwarts houses, which are named after them.

At Hogwarts, the staircases routinely change direction, the doors sometimes disappear, change positions or need to be tickled just right to open. Some doors refuse to open while other are just walls pretending to be doors. Ghosts float around freely while the people in portrays run through frames as to socialize with each other. The ceiling within the Great Hall mirrors the outside sky while the Room of Requirement grants the wish of anyone who can find it.

Hogwarts, not only the most magically filled places but also the most secret filled places. Historical secrets, secret pasts, school yard secrets, secret passages ways, secret chambers, secret identities and secret objects have all found a home within Hogwarts walls. Even Hogwart itself is a secret as any Muggles who see it only see a condemn set of historical ruins that they inexplicably don't want to investigate and actually want to walk away from and forget all about.

[edit] The Astronomy Tower

[edit] The Entrance Hall

[edit] The Great Hall

[edit] Gryffindor Tower

[edit] Hogwarts Library

[edit] The Hospital Wing

[edit] Ravenclaw Tower

[edit] The Room of Requirement

[edit] Beauxbatons Academy of Magic

Beauxbatons Academy of Magic in southern France.

[edit] Durmstrang Institute

Durmstrang Institute in northern Scandinavia.[1]

[edit] Mahoutokoro

Mahoutokoro in Japan.[2]

[edit] Salem Witches' Institute

The Salem Witches' Institute in America.

[edit] References

  1. J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling reading for Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre
  2. J.K. Rowling on Pottermore


[edit] External links

[edit] See also

[edit] Places That Need To Be Moved

  • Please create a LeakyPedia entry for each named place.
  • Please create a LeakyPedia entry for each type of place (if it's a large category).
  • Please remove all specific details about named places and types of places off this page and onto their own pages.