FIFA World Cup 2006 - Stadiums

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Thursday, November 10, 2005

Berlin: Olympiastadion Berlin

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This stadium has a 74,220 capacity. It has hosted its fair share of momentous, epoch-making events, but the open ceremony and game on 9 July 2006 will eclipse everything that has gone before.

Cologne: Cologne Stadium

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With a 40,590 capacity, the World Cup Stadium Cologne was opened in a friendly with the German national team playing.

Dortmund: Westfalenstadion

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The Westfalenstadion has a 60,000 capacity. I's one of the symbols of the of Dortmund. In conjunction with the stadium and the city, a number of local businesses and organisations have committed themselves to contributing towards the environmental programme of the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

Frankfurt: Waldstadion

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It has a 48,000 capacity. The stadium is the home ground of Eintracht Frankfurt.

Gelsenkirchen: Gelsenkirchen Stadium

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A 53,804 capacity makes the stadium home for more than 150 events and it has attracted over eight million spectators. Schalke 04, who celebrated their centenary in 2004, play their home games here.

Hamburg: Stadium of Hamburg

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It has a capacity of 50,000 and it was inaugurated for the Germany v Greece international in 2000 the new stadium was constructed on the site of SV Hamburg's old Volksparkstadion ground.

Hanover: FIFA World Cup Stadium Hanover

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The new stadium boasts a capacity of 49,000 for domestic fixtures including 7,000 standing places. For the 2006 FIFA World Cup and the FIFA Confederations Cup the Arena offers 44,652 covered seats. Hanover's new temple of football hosts four group fixtures and one match in the round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup.

Kaiserslautern: Fritz-Walter Stadium

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This stadium has a capacity of 48,500. It was first completed in 1920. Built on the Betzenberg mountain, the ground takes its name from West Germany's 1954 FIFA World Cup captain, and is home to FC Kaiserslautern of the Bundesliga.

Leipzig: Zentral Stadium

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This field has a 44,000 capacity. The new stadium is a purpose-built football specific ground set within the old stadium walls.

Munich: Allianz Arena Stadium

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This architecture masterpiece has a 66,000 capacity. The futuristic design features a smooth transparent shell - made up of hundreds of inflatable cushions - acting as a projection surface to cover the stadium in waves of different colors.
All 66,000 seats will be covered and the estimated cost of 280 million Euros makes the stadium the most expensive of the 2006 World Cup.

Nuremberg: Frankenstadion Stadium

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With a capacity of 41,926 people,the arena operates a groundbraking "Eco Management and Audio Scheme", an environmental optimisation system designed to make the most efficient use of scarce resources.

Stuttgart: Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium

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Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium has a capacity for 54,500 persons. The ground is home of VfB Stuttgart club. Total costs for the redevelopment and renovation of the stadium are estimated at 41-56 million Euros. Along with Berlin and N├╝rnburg, Stuttgart is one of the three stadiums for World Cup 2006 to incorporate a running track.