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Publish Date: 2:09 - 07 December 2013
Tehran, YJC. The stadiums tha tare going to be used in the World Cup 2014.


12 Top stadiums across the country will play a role in the World Cup 2014 Schedule. From the Arena Amazonia in Manaus in the far northwest of the country to the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre right in the south of Brazil. All 12 stadiums will have a share in receiving the millions of football fans attending one of the 64 matches of the 20th edition.



world cup 2014 stadiums: the 12 stadiums

Here at brazil-worldcup2014.net you will learn all about the stadiums with interesting facts and figures. Below you will find the 12 stadiums!

1. Estádio Nacional in Brasilia


world cup 2014 stadiums: Estadio Nacional

Number of Spectators: 71,500
Adjustment for the World Cup: The original stadium was built in 1974 and in the meantime up to the ground aborted. On the spot will be a fully new stadium resurrected.

2. Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte


world cup 2014 stadiums: Estadio Mineirao

Number of Spectators: 69,000
Adjustment for the World Cup: This stadium is from 1965 and is completely renovated.

3. Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janeiro


world cup 2014 stadiums: Estadio do Maracana

Number of Spectators: 95,000
Adjustment for the World Cup: It was once the largest stadium in the world with a capacity of 200,000 spectators. The stadium will be completely rebuilt then it is still the largest stadium in Brazil and still can accommodate 95,000 spectators. The finals will be held here, on July 13, 2014.

4. Estadio das Dunas in Natal


world cup 2014 stadiums: Estadio das Dunas

Number of Spectators: 45,000
Adjustment for the World Cup: An entirely new stadium of which the construction has already begun.

5. Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza


world cup 2014 stadiums: Estadio Castelao

Number of Spectators: 66,700
Adjustment for the World Cup: The stadium in Fortaleza was built in 1973 and underwent already 2 times thorough renovation, namely in 1980 and 2000. For the World Cup, there will be some minor adjustments to make the stadium suitable for the World Cup.

6. Estadio Beira Rio in Porto Alegre


world cup 2014 stadiums: Estadio Beira Rio

Number of Spectators: 60,000
Adjustment for the World Cup: This stadium was built in 1969 and has been completely renovated and meanwhile back into use.

7. Arena Pernambuco in Recife


world cup 2014 stadiums:Arena Pernambuco

Number of Spectators: 46,160
Adjustment for the World Cup: This completely new stadium whose construction is still ongoing and will be completed in June 2013 since the Nautico Games will be played.

8. Arena Pantanal in Cuiabá


world cup 2014 stadiums: Arena Pantanal

Number of Spectators: 42,000
Adjustment for the World Cup: The stadium is not very old, dating from 1999, but will undergo a little renovation in which the capacity will go from 40,000 to 42,000 spectators.

9. Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador


world cup 2014 stadiums: Arena Fonte Nova

Number of Spectators: 55,000
Adjustment for the World Cup: This stadium first opened her doors last 28 January 1951 and was completely demolished in 2007 to be rebuilt again.

10. Arena de Sao Paulo in São Paulo


world cup 2014 stadiums: Arena de Sao Paulo

Number of Spectators: 65,000
Adjustment for the World Cup: The second-oldest stadium in the World Cup which was built in 1960. The stadium will be completely renovated. The opening ceremony and match will be played here on 12 June 2014. This is also the first group stage match for Brazil.

11. Arena de Baixada in Curitiba


world cup 2014 stadiums: Arena de Baixada

Number of Spectators: 41,500
Adjustment for the World Cup: This stadium was built in 1999 and completely renovated to meet the criteria which a World Cup stadium needs.

12. Arena Amazonia in Manaus


world cup 2014 stadiums: Arena Amazonia

Number of Spectators: 47,000
Adjustment for the World Cup: This stadium was built in 1970 and will be fully renovated.
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