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World Cup 2014

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World Cup 2014

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Map of host cities

The 2014 Fifa World Cup will be held in Brazil between the 12th June and 13th July 2014.

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Host cities

12 cities will play host to matches during the World Cup:

  • Belo Horizonte- The capital of the state of Minas Gerais.
  • Brasília- The capital of Brazil, masterpiece of modernist architecture listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Curitiba- Curitiba is one of the largest cities in the prosperous Southern region.
  • Fortaleza- One of the most vibrant cities in Brazil, blessed with beautiful beaches.
  • Manaus- Located in the heart of the Amazon. It is a gateway to the Anavilhanas and to Jaú National Park.
  • Natal- Base for exploring the paradisiac beaches and nature of the Rio Grande do Norte state.
  • Porto Alegre- One of the richest metropolis in the country and the biggest urban agglomeration of south Brazil.
  • Recife- Nicknamed "The Brazilian Venice", it is built on several islands linked by many bridges.
  • Rio de Janeiro- World famous, beautiful city that welcomes visitors with that big statue of an open-armed Jesus.
  • Salvador - The first capital of Brazil is home to a unique blend of indigenous, African and European cultures
  • São Paulo- Brazil's largest, richest and most cosmopolitan city.


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Venue City Capacity
Amazônia Arena (Vivaldo Lima Arena) Manaus 42,374
Baixada Arena (Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães) Curitiba 41,456
Beira-Rio Stadium (Estádio José Pinheiro Borda) Porto Alegre 48,849
Corinthians Arena São Paulo 65,807
Castelão (Estádio Plácido Aderaldo Castelo) Fortaleza 64,846
Dunas Arena (João Cláudio de Vasconcelos Machado) Natal 42,086
Fonte Nova Stadium (Arena Professor Octávio Mangabeira) Salvador 56,500
Mané Garrincha Stadium (Estádio Nacional de Brasília) Brasília 70,064
Maracanã Stadium (Estádio Mário Filho Rio de Janeiro 76,804
Mineirão (Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto) Belo Horizonte 62,16
Pantanal Arena Cuiabá 42,968
Pernambuco Arena Recife 44,248


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