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J.K. Rowling Reveals More 'Harry Potter' Wizarding Schools

30 January 2016 11:52 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Harry Potter fans have something to truly get excited about this morning. Franchise creator and book author J.K. Rowling has revealed the name and location of the American school of Witchcraft and wizardry located in this fantasy world. That's not all, though. She's also announced that there are a total of 11 magic schools in this universe, including the famed Hogwarts Academy.

J.K. Rowling has written the script for the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which takes place years before Harry ever arrived at Hogwarts. And the action takes place in the United States. New York to be exact. In expanding this universe for the big screen and other forms of media, J.K. Rowling shared a series of posts on her Harry Potter website Pottermore. There she states the following.

"The wizarding populations of most countries choose the option of home schooling. Occasionally, too, the magical »

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