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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.[1]

History

The Snake Summons Spell was invented in India.[2] It is illegally used by "Snake Charmers" to profit from entertaining Muggles.[3]

Wizarding world

Government

India is governed by a Ministry of Magic, which may have punished wizards, notably the ones profiting from Muggles via illegal activities, for breaching the International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy.

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,[4] and India has its own National Quidditch team.[5]

Magical creatures

Native to India

Tropics

Creatures found in the tropical parts of India:

Indian Ocean

Creatures found throughout the Indian Ocean:

Worldwide

The following creatures were all found worldwide:

Known locations

Kalale is located in India and apparently houses a wizarding community, as the Daily Prophet considered its weather of note in its International section.[7]

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Notes and references

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