China is the third largest country in the world by size; stretching across a large swath of eastern Asia, its capital of Beijing is located in the northeastern corner of the country. The autonomous region of Tibet is also located within China.

Muggle world

In July 1996, The Guardian reported that the then-current Dalai Lama was given the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor by the United States, which China objected to strongly,[1] presumably due to the Tibetan sovereignty issue.

Wizarding world

Jixi may have had a community of note in the wizarding world, as the Daily Prophet reported on its weather in its international section. Also, many different wand woods are from here, for instance, Redwood trees grow here, as well as in North America.

Sleekeazy's Hair Potion is manufactured in China.

In 2010, the Chinese National Quidditch team participated in the 2010 Quidditch World Cup. The final was between China and Moldova, with Moldova winning 750 to 640. The match lasted three days, and it was widely held to have produced some of the finest Quidditch seen this century.[2]


Cho Chang, a love interest of Harry Potter, is presumably of Chinese heritage.

Famous wizards hailing from China include the alchemist Dzou Yen and Magic Creature Specialist Quong Po.

Known locations

Magical creatures

Native to China

The following magical creatures are native to China:


The following creatures are all found worldwide:

Magical plants

The Chinese Chomping Cabbage is native to China.


Notes and references

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