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'''South America''' is a continent in the western hemisphere.
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*[[Argentina]]'s [[Quidditch]] [[Argentinian National Quidditch team|team]] made it to the quarter finals of the [[Quidditch World Cup]].
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*The [[Boa constrictor at the London Zoo|snake]] [[Harry Potter]] freed from the zoo is native to [[Brazil]]. [[William Weasley|Bill Weasley]] had a [[Brazilian pen-friend|pen-pal]] from Brazil. Brazil's Quidditch team made it to the quarter finals of the Quidditch World Cup.
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*[[Peru]] is home to the [[Peruvian Vipertooth]]. The [[Tarapoto Tree-Skimmers]] are a quidditch team in Peru. Peru was flattened by Ireland. [[Peruvian Instant Darkness Powder]] was invented by the wizarding community in Peru.
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*The [[dugbog]] is native to South America.
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|name=South America
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|location=South of the western hemisphere
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|residents=* [[Benedita Dourado]]
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* [[Valentina Vázquez]]
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* [[William Weasley's Brazilian pen-friend]]
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|affiliation=* [[Argentinian Council of Magic]]
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* [[Brazilian Ministry of Magic]]
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* [[Castelobruxo]]
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}}'''South America''' is a continent in the western hemisphere. The known wizarding nations that comprise it are [[Argentina]], [[Brazil]] and [[Peru]].
   
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==Magical community==
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The [[Amazon rainforest]] along with the Brazilian municipalities of [[Caxambu]], [[Manaus]] and [[Teresina]] and the Peruvian town of [[Tarapoto]] are the known locations that house the South American wizarding community.
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Although mostly uninhabited, the [[Patagonian Desert]] has received a large amount of people from the international [[Wizarding world|wizarding community]] in 2014, due to the [[2014 Quidditch World Cup|427th Quidditch World Cup]] has been based there.
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==Magical government==
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The known magical governing bodies in the continent are the [[Argentinian Council of Magic]], with the witch [[Valentina Vázquez]] as its [[President of the Council of Magic|President]] in [[2014]], and the [[Brazilian Ministry of Magic]].
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==Magical education==
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[[Castelobruxo]], one of the [[Wizarding school#Known wizarding schools|eleven wizarding schools]], is located amid the [[Amazon rainforest]] in northern [[Brazil]]. It takes students from all over the continent.
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==Magical games and sports==
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* The [[Argentinian National Quidditch team]] has reached the quarter-finals of the Quidditch World Cup at least once in the 20th century.
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**In [[1877]], half of the team were found tied up in the basement of a bar in [[Cardiff]], [[Wales]], after the [[1877 Quidditch World Cup|Tournament that Nobody Remembers]].
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* The [[Brazilian National Quidditch team]] has won five [[Quidditch World Cup]]s and was the runner-up in the [[2014 Quidditch World Cup]].
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** The team was also a finalist in the [[1982 Quidditch World Cup]].
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* The [[Peruvian National Quidditch team]] is considered to be the best team from South America.
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** Also the [[Tarapoto Tree-Skimmers]] are the most famous Peruvian Quidditch team.
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==Magical creatures==
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* [[Amazonian Salamander]]
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* [[Caipora]]
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* [[Crazed Capybara]]
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* [[Curupira]]
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* [[Dugbog]]
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* [[Fire slug]]
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* [[Nogtail]]
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* [[Peruvian Salamander]]
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* [[Peruvian Vipertooth]]
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==Magical history==
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*Castelobruxo is implied to be as old as [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]], that is, over a thousand years.
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*In [[1993]], the yearly [[International Warlock Convention]] was held in Brazil.
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*In [[2014]], the 427th Quidditch World Cup was based in the Patagonian Desert, Argentina.
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*The [[Peruvian Instant Darkness Powder]] was invented by the wizarding community in Peru.
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**Also the [[Caxambu Style Borborygmus Potion]] was developed in Caxambu, Brazil.
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*The [[Dragon Pox]] is a potentially fatal disease related to the Peruvian Vipertooth. It was possibly originated in South America.
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==Behind the scenes==
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* The wand was a European invention, and some cultures traditionally did not rely upon wands for performing magic. So It is possible that Salazar Slytherin introduced the wand to South America, as he likely travelled there to acquire the Snakewood for his wand, which is a native species of tree from Coastal regions of northeast South America.
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* Very little is known about South American wandlore. Though it is possible Snakewood and Dragon Heartstring from the Peruvian Vipertooth are substances used.
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==Appearances==
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*{{HBP}} {{Mention}}<ref name="darknessPowder">[[Peruvian Instant Darkness Powder]]</ref>
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*{{HBP|F}} {{Mention}}<ref name="darknessPowder" />
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*{{FB}}
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*{{QTA}}
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*{{PM}}
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*{{WBS}} {{Mention}}
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
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[[es:América del Sur]]
 
[[fr:Amérique du Sud]]
 
[[fr:Amérique du Sud]]
[[Category:Continents]]
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[[Category:South America|South America]]

Latest revision as of 02:35, May 17, 2019

South America is a continent in the western hemisphere. The known wizarding nations that comprise it are Argentina, Brazil and Peru.

Magical communityEdit

The Amazon rainforest along with the Brazilian municipalities of Caxambu, Manaus and Teresina and the Peruvian town of Tarapoto are the known locations that house the South American wizarding community.

Although mostly uninhabited, the Patagonian Desert has received a large amount of people from the international wizarding community in 2014, due to the 427th Quidditch World Cup has been based there.

Magical governmentEdit

The known magical governing bodies in the continent are the Argentinian Council of Magic, with the witch Valentina Vázquez as its President in 2014, and the Brazilian Ministry of Magic.

Magical educationEdit

Castelobruxo, one of the eleven wizarding schools, is located amid the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil. It takes students from all over the continent.

Magical games and sportsEdit

Magical creaturesEdit

Magical historyEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

  • The wand was a European invention, and some cultures traditionally did not rely upon wands for performing magic. So It is possible that Salazar Slytherin introduced the wand to South America, as he likely travelled there to acquire the Snakewood for his wand, which is a native species of tree from Coastal regions of northeast South America.
  • Very little is known about South American wandlore. Though it is possible Snakewood and Dragon Heartstring from the Peruvian Vipertooth are substances used.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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