Austria is a landlocked country in Central Europe.[1] It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west.[1] Nurmengard Castle was found in the mountains of Austria.

Magical creatures

Native to Austria

The following creatures are native to the Austrian portion of the Alps:[2]


The following creatures were all found worldwide:


Mathilda Grimblehawk in the Austrian Alps

Percival Shacklehorn, a British wizard, went to the Austrian Alps in the hope of capturing a Graphorn.[2] During this expedition, a mountain troll snuck into his tent, and was rendered invisible when it broke a bottle of Invisibility Potion.[2] The Muggle monster hunter Laura Thorn was in the Alps searching for a Yeti at the same time.[2] She also wandered into Shacklehorn's tent, and, along with the mountain troll, was accidentally transported to the Leaky Cauldron in London.[2] Mathilda Grimblehawk and her partner were able to track down the loose mountain troll.[2]

Cities and towns

The capital of Austria was Vienna.[1] Paul Stark, a Muggle luggage maker, had a workshop at Erdbergstrasse 35 in this city.[3]


Notes and references

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