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The 2018 Russia World Cup Stadiums

News 30 Nov 2012, 11:59 IST

FIFA had earlier announced the 11 cities in Russia which will host matches during the 2018 World Cup. The tournament would be played in twelve different stadiums with Moscow being the only city with two venues selected.

Let’s take a glance at the 16 stadiums which will be hosting the matches:

Rubin Kazan Stadium with a capacity of around 45,000.

Stadium in Kaliningrad with 45,015 seats.

Krasnodar stadium will have a capacity of 50,015 spectators.

Moscow Region Stadium with 44,257 capacity.

Spartak Stadium was originally supposed to hold 35,000 people but has since been increased to 42,000.

Nizhny Novgorod’s stadium with a capacity close to 45,000.

Proposed stadium in Rostov-on-Don.

Saint-Petersburg Stadium will be a 60,000 all-seater stadium by 2018.

Stadium in Samara , the 44,918 seat stadium will be built in a truly unique location.

Stadium in Saransk has the potential to hold upto 45,000 fans.

Stadium in Sochi with 47,659 seats.

Luzhniki Stadium will be boosting its capacity to 89,318.

Stadium in Yaroslavl will hold 44,042 fans.

Volgograd’s stadium will be right near the Mamayev Mound memorial complex that commemorates the battle of Stallingrad in World War II.

Ekaterinburg stadium will be home to a 44,130 all-seater stadium.

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