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India is a large country located in Southern Asia. It is the second most populated country in the world. It borders at least six countries, namely China, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Burma.
Magical games and sports
There are hardly any broomsticks in India as the flying carpet is the preferred mode of travel. Despite this, Quidditch has some fans on the street, and India has its own National Quidditch team.
India is governed by a Ministry of Magic
Native to India
Creatures found in the tropical parts of India:
Creatures found throughout the Indian Ocean:
The following creatures are all found worldwide:
The Snake Summons Spell was invented in India. It is illegally used by "Snake Charmers" to profit from entertaining Muggles. As it is illegal, the Indian Ministry of Magic presumably punishes these select wizards for breaching the International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy.
Behind the scenes
- Twins in Harry Potter's year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Parvati and Padma Patil are probably of Indian descent due to their surnames.
- Quidditch Through the Ages
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
- Harry Potter: The Character Vault (Mentioned only)