Sweden, officially called the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway, Finland and Denmark. Its capital city is Stockholm.[1]


Xenophilius and Luna Lovegood believe that Crumple-Horned Snorkacks are native to Sweden and went on an expedition to find them there in the summer of 1996, using the money the Daily Prophet paid them in order to re-print Harry Potter's account of Lord Voldemort's return.[2]

The Swedish Short-Snout is a dragon native to the country. In Harry Potter's fourth year at Hogwarts, Cedric Diggory tried to steal a golden egg from a Swedish Short-Snout during the first task of the Tri-Wizard Tournament.

Magical education

Sweden is one possible location of the Durmstrang Institute.[3]

Magical creatures

Native to Sweden


The following creatures are found throughout the regions below, where Sweden is a part of.

North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Northern Europe

The following creatures are all found worldwide:

Magical games and sports

Main article: Annual broom race
Sweden hosts the annual broom race which dates from the tenth century. The competitors fly from Kopparberg to Arjeplog. The winner receives a trophy shaped like a Swedish Short-Snout.[4]

Behind the scenes


Notes and references

External links

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