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Africa is a continent in the eastern hemisphere. The known wizarding nations that comprised it were 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 were known locations of wizarding communities.

Magical government

The only known magical government body in the continent was the Burkinabé Ministry of Magic.[4]

Magical education

Uagadou, one of the eleven major wizarding schools of the world, was located in the Mountains of the Moon in Uganda. It was the largest of all wizarding schools, and it took students from all over the continent.[3]

It was known that other smaller schools in Africa had come and gone.[3]

Magical games and sports

Magical creatures and plants

Creatures

Plants

Magical history

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 8 (The Quidditch World Cup)
  2. Wonderbook: Book of Potions
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Uagadou" at Wizarding World
  4. 4.0 4.1 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Quidditch Through the Ages, Chapter 8 (The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide)
  6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 15 (Aragog)
  7. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 4, Chapter 11 (Beautification Potion) - Herbology Lesson "Shrivelfig"
  8. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 10 (Hallowe'en)
  9. Quidditch Through the Ages, Chapter 6 (Changes in Quidditch since the Fourteenth Century)
  10. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 9 (The Writing on the Wall)
  11. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 1 (Owl Post)
  12. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 10 (Mayhem at the Ministry)
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