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Africa is a continent in the eastern hemisphere. The known wizarding nations that comprise it are Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Mauritius, Nigeria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, South Africa, and Zaire.

Magical community

The Beninese city of Bohicon, the Burkinabé capital city of Ouagadougou, the Egyptian capital city of Cairo, the Ethiopian city of Gimbi, the Tanzanian city of Sumbawanga, the Togolese city of Tchamba and the Ugandan city of Patonga along with the Mountains of the Moon are known locations of wizarding communities.

Magical government

The only known magical government body in the continent is the Burkinabé Ministry of Magic.

Magical education

Uagadou, one of the eleven major wizarding schools of the world, is located in the Mountains of the Moon in Uganda. It is the largest of all wizarding schools, and it takes students from all over the continent.

It is known that other smaller schools in Africa have come and gone.

Magical games and sports

Magical creatures and plants



Magical history


Notes and references

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