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J.K. Rowling Reveals More Magical Schools in the 'Harry Potter' World

J.K. Rowling Reveals More Magical Schools in the 'Harry Potter' World

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has just revealed the existence of 11 other magical schools like Hogwarts, including a school in America!

In a series of posts on Pottermore, the 50-year-old author explained that there are schools in Japan and Brazil as well as more secretive institutions in Africa, Europe and the East Coast of the United States.

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Not many details were revealed about the American Wizarding Academy but fans finally know that it is called Ilvermorny.

J.K. also explained that although only 11 schools are registered with International Confederation of Wizards, there are many smaller institutions while most wizards “choose the option of home schooling.”

Ever wondered about wizarding schools other than Hogwarts? Wonder no more. We’re delighted to share our wizarding schools map with you: https://www.pottermore.com/writing-by-jk-rowling

Posted by Pottermore on Friday, January 29, 2016

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