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Norway is a country located in the Northern part of of Europe. Its capital is Oslo, and the country has its own Ministry of Magic. The country is perhaps best known for the correspondence between Goodwin Kneen and a wizard named Olaf (a Norwegian) in regards to Quidditch, and its learning in Norway.
Magical games and sports
Norway is governed by its own Ministry of Magic.
- The Bowtruckle can be found in Norway.
- The Doxy can be found in Norway.
- The Dugbog can be found in Norway.
- The Gnome can be found in Norway.
- The Graphorn can be found in Norway.
- The Hag can be found in Norway.
- The Knarl can be found in Norway.
- The Norwegian Ridgeback is native to Norway.
- The Selma is native to Norway.
- The Troll can be found in Norway.
- The Unicorn can be found in Norway.
The ashwinder, basilisk, bundimun, chizpurfle, clabbert, fairy, flobberworm, ghoul, hippogriff, jobberknoll, kneazle, merpeople, mooncalf, plimpy, puffskein, salamander, streeler, werewolf and winged horse are all found worldwide.
Sometime after starting his work with the Department of International Magical Co-operation in 1994, Percy Weasley received some dragon dung in his in-tray, which he excused during a dinner at The Burrow as having been a "sample of fertilizer from Norway" and "nothing personal." Fred Weasley secretly advised Harry Potter that it had been personal, as he and his brother George were the ones that had sent it.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Mentioned in the word Norwegian)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game) (Mentioned in the word Norwegian)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Mentioned only)
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Mentioned in the word Norwegian)
- Harry Potter: The Creature Vault (mentioned only)
Notes and references
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 5 (Weasley's Wizard Wheezes)