Guide to FIFA World Cup 2014 cities and stadiums

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Which are the cities and stadiums for FIFA World Cup 2014?
Twelve stadiums have been chosen to host FIFA World Cup 2014 matches in Brazil this month and in July. The World Cup commences on June 12 and the final is on July 13.

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Here are the cities and stadiums which will be hosting the matches during this year's World Cup.

Host cities and stadiums (12)

1. City - Rio de Janeiro

Stadium - Estadio do Maracana - Biggest ground in Brazil

Matches - 7 including the Final on July 13

Schedule: 15 June: Argentina Vs Bosnia-Herzegovina; 18 June: Spain Vs Chile; 22 June: Belgium Vs Russia; 25 June: Equador Vs France; 28 June: Second round - Winner Group C Vs Runner-up Group D; 4 July: Quarter-final - Winner Second round 5 Vs Winner Second round; 13 July: World Cup final.

Capacity - 76,804

Year of construction - 1950

2. City - Belo Horizonte

Stadium - Estadio Mineiro

Matches - 6 including 1 Semi-final

Schedule: 14 June: Colombia Vs Greece; 21 June: Argentina Vs Iran; 24 June: Costa Rica Vs England; 17 June: Belgium Vs Algeria; 28 June: Second round - Winner Group A Vs Runner-up Group B; 8 July: Semi-final - Winner Quarter-final 1 Vs Winner Quarter-final 2.

Capacity - 62,254

Year of construction - 1965

3. City - Manaus

Stadium - Arena Amazonia

Matches - 4 (All group games)

Schedule: 14 June: England Vs Italy; 18 June: Cameroon Vs Croatia; 22 June: United States v Portugal; 25 June: Honduras Vs Switzerland.

Capacity - 42,374

Year of construction - 2013

4. City - Brasilia

Stadium - Estadio Nacional de Brasilia

Matches - 7 including 1 quarter-final and third-place game

Schedule: 15 June: Switzerland Vs Ecuador; 19 June: Colombia Vs Ivory Coast; 23 June: Cameroon Vs Brazil; 26 June: Portugal Vs Ghana; 30 June: Second round - Winner Group E Vs Runner-up Group F; 5 July: Quarter-final - Winner Second round 7 Vs Winner Second round 8; 12 July: Third-place match.

Capacity - 68,009

Year of construction - 2012

5. City - Sao Paulo

Stadium - Arena de Sao Paulo

Matches - 6 including 1 Semi-final

Schedule: 12 June Brazil Vs Croatia; 19 June Uruguay Vs England; 23 June Netherlands Vs Chile; 26 June South Korea Vs Belgium; 1 July Second Round, Winner Group F Vs Runner-up Group E; 9 July Semi-final, Winner Quarter-final 3 Vs Winner Quarter-final 4.

Capacity - 65,807

Year of construction - 2014

6. City - Curitiba

Stadium - Arena da Baixada

Matches - 4 (All group games)

Schedule: 16 June: Iran Vs Nigeria; 20 June: Honduras Vs Ecuador; 23 June: Australia Vs Spain; 26 June: Algeria Vs Russia.

Capacity - 41,456

Year of construction - 1914

7. City - Salvador

Stadium - Arena Fonte Nova

Matches - 6 including 1 quarter-final

Schedule: 13 June: Spain Vs Netherlands; 16 June: Germany Vs Portugal; 20 June: Switzerland Vs France; 25 June: Bosnia-Herzegovina Vs Iran; 1 July: Second round - Winner Group H Vs Runner-up Group G; 5 July: Quarter-final - Winner Second round 3 Vs Winner Second round 4.

Capacity - 48,747

Year of construction - 1951

8. City - Cuiaba

Stadium - Arena Pantanal

Matches - 4 (All group games)

Schedule: 13 June: Chile Vs Australia; 17 June: Russia Vs South Korea; 21 June: Nigeria Vs Bosnia-Herzegovina; 24 June: Japan Vs Colombia.

Capacity - 42,968

Year of construction - 2014

9. City - Recife

Stadium - Arena Pernambuco

Matches - 5 including 1 Round of 16 game

Schedule: 15 June: Ivory Coast Vs Japan; 20 June: Italy Vs Costa Rica; 23 June: Croatia Vs Mexico; 26 June: United States Vs Germany; 29 June: Second round - Winner Group D Vs Runner-up Group C.

Capacity - 44,248

Year of construction - 2014

10. City - Porto Alegre

Stadium - Estadio Beira-Rio

Matches - 5 including 1 Round of 16 game

Schedule: 15 June: France Vs Honduras; 18 June: Australia Vs Netherlands; 22 June: South Korea Vs Algeria; 25 June: Nigeria Vs Argentina; 30 June: Second round - Winner Group G Vs Runner-up Group H.

Capacity - 48,849

Year of construction - 1969

11. City - Fortaleza

Stadium - Estadio Castelao

Matches - 6 including 1 quarter-final

Schedule: 14 June: Uruguay Vs Costa Rica; 17 June: Brazil Vs Mexico; 21 June: Germany Vs Ghana; 24 June: Greece Vs Ivory Coast; 29 June: Second round - Winner Group B Vs Runner-up Group A; 4 July: Quarter-final - Winner Second round 1 Vs Winner Second round 2.

Capacity - 64,846

Year of construction - 2014

12. City - Natal

Stadium - Estadio Das Dunas

Matches - 4 (All group games)

Schedule: 13 June: Mexico Vs Cameroon; 16 June: Ghana Vs United States; 19 June: Japan Vs Greece; 24 June: Italy Vs Uruguay.

Capacity - 42,086

Year of construction - 2013

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