An island prison in the middle of the North Sea for dangerous wizards and witches
Azkaban fact file
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Prominent figures who have spent time in Azkaban include: Sirius Black, Bellatrix and Rodolphus Lestrange, Lucius Malfoy, Rubeus Hagrid and Dolores Umbridge
‘Yeh’ve no idea,’ said Hagrid quietly. ‘Never bin anywhere like it. Thought I was goin’ mad. Kep’ goin’ over horrible stuff in me mind ...
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
By J.K. Rowling
Molly, they say Sirius Black's mad, and maybe he is, but he was clever enough to escape from Azkaban, and that's supposed to be impossible.