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'''Germany''' is a country in central [[Europe]]. It is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; to the east by [[Poland]] and the Czech Republic; to the south by Austria and Switzerland; and to the west by [[France]], Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Its capital city is Berlin. Other famous German cities include Cologne, Dresden, Hamburg, Munich, Leipzig and Frankfurt. The [[Black Forest]] is located in southern Germany, which also contains the state of [[Bavaria]].
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'''Germany''' is a republic in central [[Europe]]. It is bordered to the north by the [[North Sea]], [[Denmark]], and the Baltic Sea; to the east by [[Poland]] and the Czech Republic; to the south by [[Austria]] and [[Switzerland]]; and to the west by [[France]], [[Luxembourg]], [[Belgium]], and the [[Netherlands]]. Its capital city is [[Berlin]]. The [[Black Forest]] is located in southern Germany, which also contains the federated state of [[Bavaria]].
 
It is implied that [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] murdered a [[German family|family]] living here during [[1997]] for information about [[Gregorovitch]].<ref name="DH12">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 12 (''Magic is Might'')</ref>
 
   
 
==Witches and wizards from Germany==
 
==Witches and wizards from Germany==
 
Important witches and wizards from Germany include:
 
Important witches and wizards from Germany include:
*[[Rudolf Brand]], [[Hogwarts Quidditch Captain|Captain]] of the [[Heidelberg Harriers]] in [[1950s|1953]].
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*[[Rudolph Spielman]], [[Head of Incarceration]] at the International Confederation of Wizards in [[1927]].
*Ellerby and Spudmore, founders of the [[broomstick]] company of the same name. Although their company is located in Germany, their names give rise to the suspicion that they are not native Germans.
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*[[Rudolf Brand]], [[Quidditch Captain#Hogwarts Quidditch Captains|Captain]] of the [[Heidelberg Harriers]] in [[1953]].
*[[Gregorovitch]], a famous [[wandmaker]] who apparently lived in Germany for some time.
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*[[Ellerby and Spudmore]], founders of the [[broomstick]] company of the same name. Although their company is located in Germany, their names give rise to the suspicion that they are not native Germans.
*[[Bruno Schmidt]], a child who killed an [[Erkling]] by hitting it over the head with his father's collapsible cauldron
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*[[Bruno Schmidt]], a child who killed an [[Erkling]] by hitting it over the head with his father's [[collapsible cauldron]].
   
 
==Magical games and sports==
 
==Magical games and sports==
[[File:Koln.png|thumb|left|250px|[[Wikipedia:Cologne|Köln]], a major city in Germany.]]
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[[File:Koln.png|250px|thumb|[[Wikipedia:Cologne|Cologne]], a major city in Germany]]
*In medieval Germany, the ancient game of [[Stichstock]], a forerunner of modern [[Quidditch]], was popular. The players had to puncture an inflated [[dragon]] bladder that was tied to a pole with the sharpened ends of their broomsticks. The bladder was defended by another player. The game died out in the [[14th century]].<ref name="qta2">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]]'' - Chapter 2 (''Ancient Broom Games'')</ref>
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*In medieval Germany, the ancient game of [[Stichstock]], a forerunner of modern [[Quidditch]], was popular. The players had to puncture an inflated [[dragon]] bladder that was tied to a pole with the sharpened ends of their broomsticks. The bladder was defended by another player. The game died out in the [[14th century]].<ref name="qta2">{{QTA|R|2}}</ref>
   
*Quidditch became popular on the continent, and thus probably also in Germany, by the early 15th century. The [[Heidelberg Harriers]] are a well-known professional German Quidditch team.<ref name="qta8">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide'')</ref> Their seven-day match against the [[Holyhead Harpies]] of [[1950s|1953]] is widely reckoned one of the finest ever seen. After the Harpies beat the Harriers, Harriers' Captain Rudolf Brand proposed to the Harpies' Captain and was hit over the head with her [[Cleansweep Five]].
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*Quidditch became popular on the continent, and thus probably also in Germany, by the early 15th century. The [[Heidelberg Harriers]] are a well-known professional German Quidditch team.<ref name="qta8">{{QTA|R|8}}</ref> Their seven-day match against the [[Holyhead Harpies]] of [[1953]] is widely reckoned one of the finest ever seen. After the Harpies beat the Harriers, Harriers' Captain Rudolf Brand proposed to the Harpies' Captain and was hit over the head with her [[Cleansweep Five]].
   
 
*The broomstick company of Ellerby and Spudmore resides in the Black Forest, but their brooms were never successful in professional Quidditch.
 
*The broomstick company of Ellerby and Spudmore resides in the Black Forest, but their brooms were never successful in professional Quidditch.
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*Germany also has its own [[German National Quidditch Stadium|national Quidditch stadium]].
 
*Germany also has its own [[German National Quidditch Stadium|national Quidditch stadium]].
   
*An illuminated manuscript, dating back to early Medieval Ages that depicts three warlocks dismounting from their brooms was found in Germany.<ref name="qta1">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]]'' - Chapter 1 (''The Evolution of the Flying Broomstick'')</ref>
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*An illuminated manuscript, dating back to early Medieval Ages that depicts three warlocks dismounting from their brooms was found in Germany.<ref name="qta1">{{QTA|R|1}}</ref>
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==Magical government==
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Germany had its own [[German Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]].
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By the [[1920s]], [[Auror]]s from Germany were active in the wizarding world.<ref>http://www.castingcallpro.com/uk/actor/profile/chris-warner-drake</ref>
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==History==
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In the [[21st century]], a branch of [[bowtruckle]]s wasunleashed as a [[Confundable]] by the [[Calamity]] and had to be dealt with by the [[Statute of Secrecy Task Force]] and returned to the [[Black Forest]] in Germany.<ref>{{WU}}</ref>
   
 
==Magical creatures==
 
==Magical creatures==
[[File:German Flag.png|thumb|220x220px|Flag]]
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===Native to Germany===
The following magical creatures are native to Germany:
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<gallery>
*[[Bowtruckle]]s: small, twig-like tree guardians.<ref name="fbwt">''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)]]''</ref>
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Bowtruckle.png | [[Bowtruckle]]<ref name="fbwt">{{FB|R}}</ref>
*[[Erkling]]s: small, humanoid beasts from the [[Black Forest]] that devour children.<ref name="fbwt"/>
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Erkling-game.png | [[Erkling]]<ref name="fbwt"/>
*[[Vampire]]s: beings that drink human blood and can apparently be found in the Black Forest.
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Vampire-pottermore.png | [[Vampire]]
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</gallery>
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===Europe===
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The following creatures are found in certain regions of Europe that Germany falls under:
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Hippogrif FBCFWW.png | [[Hippogriff]]
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Goblin-pottermore.png | [[Goblin]]
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Mountain Troll.png | [[Troll]]
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Graphorn.png | [[Graphorn]]
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Dugbog.JPG | [[Dugbog]]
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Nogtail-PM.png | [[Nogtail]]
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Macled malaclaw.png | [[Mackled Malaclaw]]
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HagWU.png | [[Hag]]<ref>{{FB}}</ref>
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</gallery>
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===North Sea===
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The following creatures are found throughout the [[North Sea]]:
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Lobalug.png | [[Lobalug]]
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===Atlantic Ocean===
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The following creatures are found throughout the [[Atlantic Ocean]]:
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Sea Serpent - FBcases.png | [[Sea Serpent]]
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Unknown Creature 1 Harry Potter.png | [[Shrake]]
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===Worldwide===
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{{Worldwide}}
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup]]'' {{1st}}
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*{{QWC}} {{1st}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{Comment|Assuming that the murder of the unnamed family took place in Germany.}}
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*{{FB|R}}
*''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)]]''
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*{{QTA|R}}
*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]]''
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*[[Harry Potter: The Character Vault]] (mentioned only)
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*{{WU}} {{Mention}}
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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Latest revision as of 17:53, November 16, 2019

Germany is a republic in central Europe. It is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic; to the south by Austria and Switzerland; and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Its capital city is Berlin. The Black Forest is located in southern Germany, which also contains the federated state of Bavaria.

Witches and wizards from GermanyEdit

Important witches and wizards from Germany include:

Magical games and sportsEdit

Koln

Cologne, a major city in Germany

  • In medieval Germany, the ancient game of Stichstock, a forerunner of modern Quidditch, was popular. The players had to puncture an inflated dragon bladder that was tied to a pole with the sharpened ends of their broomsticks. The bladder was defended by another player. The game died out in the 14th century.[1]
  • Quidditch became popular on the continent, and thus probably also in Germany, by the early 15th century. The Heidelberg Harriers are a well-known professional German Quidditch team.[2] Their seven-day match against the Holyhead Harpies of 1953 is widely reckoned one of the finest ever seen. After the Harpies beat the Harriers, Harriers' Captain Rudolf Brand proposed to the Harpies' Captain and was hit over the head with her Cleansweep Five.
  • The broomstick company of Ellerby and Spudmore resides in the Black Forest, but their brooms were never successful in professional Quidditch.
  • An illuminated manuscript, dating back to early Medieval Ages that depicts three warlocks dismounting from their brooms was found in Germany.[3]

Magical governmentEdit

Germany had its own Ministry of Magic.

By the 1920s, Aurors from Germany were active in the wizarding world.[4]

HistoryEdit

In the 21st century, a branch of bowtruckles wasunleashed as a Confundable by the Calamity and had to be dealt with by the Statute of Secrecy Task Force and returned to the Black Forest in Germany.[5]

Magical creaturesEdit

Native to GermanyEdit

EuropeEdit

The following creatures are found in certain regions of Europe that Germany falls under:

North SeaEdit

The following creatures are found throughout the North Sea:

Atlantic OceanEdit

The following creatures are found throughout the Atlantic Ocean:

WorldwideEdit

The following creatures are all found worldwide:

AppearancesEdit

External linksEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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