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Brazil had a wizarding community of its own. The Amazon rainforest along with 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.
Castelobruxo, one of the eleven wizarding schools, was located in northern Brazil amid the Amazon rainforest. Young witches and wizards from across South America attended this school. Castelobruxo was implied to be as old as Hogwarts, that is, over a thousand years.
William Weasley had a Brazilian pen-friend who attended Castelobruxo. When said 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.
Games and sports
The Brazilian National Quidditch team won the Quidditch World Cup five times since the 20th century, when it managed to reach the quarter-finals. It was a finalist in the 1982 Quidditch World Cup and the runner-up of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup.
Native to Brazil
The following creatures were native to Brazil:
The following creatures were all found worldwide:
Behind the scenes
- In the real world, Brazil is officially named República Federativa do Brasil ("Federative Republic of Brazil").
- Eduardo Lima is a Brazilian graphic designer who worked in every movie of the franchise since Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and plans to work in the Fantastic Beasts film series. Together with fellow designer Miraphora Mina, he founded the MinaLima Design company.
- Alfie Enoch, who plays Dean Thomas in the film series, is the son of a Brazilian mother and an English father.
- Ponciano Almeida, who plays the student performing acrobatic feats as Durmstrang students entered the Great Hall in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, is a Brazilian actor.
- Editora Rocco is a Brazilian publisher that published the Brazilian Portuguese translations of the Harry Potter series.
- Lia Wyler is the Brazilian translator who worked on the series for the publisher.
- J. K. Rowling has suggested that Rio de Janeiro, Brazil may be a potential location of the Fantastic Beasts series. This was later confirmed by Dan Fogler, who played Jacob Kowalski.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (First mentioned)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Mentioned only)
- Quidditch Through the Ages (real) (First appearance)
- The Making of Harry Potter (Mentioned only)
- Pottermore (Mentioned only)
- Wizarding World (Mentioned only)
- Harry Potter Trading Card Game (Mentioned only)
- Wizarding World
- Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery (Mentioned only)
- Fantastic Beasts 3
Notes and references
- Brazil on Wikipedia
- Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Castelobruxo" at Wizarding World
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)
- Famous Witches and Wizards Cards
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 2 (The Vanishing Glass)
- Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films (see this image)
- The Making of Harry Potter - (see this image)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 7 (Bagman and Crouch)
- Pottermore - PLACE YOUR BETS WITH LUDO BAGMAN (Archived)
- Quidditch Through the Ages (real), Chapter 8 (The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide)
- Pottermore - DISASTROUS OPENING CEREMONY LEADS TO QUESTIONS ABOUT QUIDDITCH WORLD CUP SECURITY (Archived)
- Alfie Enoch on Wikipedia