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Stadiums in the World

Static GK is the inevitable and the maximum score fetching section of all competitive
exams, may it be Government, banking, Railways or SSC. The section can be a cakewalk
if you keep yourself updates at all times. Nowadays, stadiums and the place they belong
to are often seen in exams like SBI Clerk, SBI PO, SSC CPO, SSC CGL, RPF etc. In this
article we are providing you with a list of Stadiums in the world along with the city and
country they belong to.

Important Stadiums in the World

Be it soccer, tennis or sumo wrestling, a good stadium is what pulls the crowd. Go
through the list of Stadiums in the world along with their city and country.

Name Location/City Country


Century Lotus Stadium Foshan China
Rungnado May Day Stadium Pyongyang North Korea
AAMI Park Melbourne Australia
Camp Nou Barcelona Spain
National Swimming Center Beijing China
Sapporo Dome Sapporo Japan
Estádio do Maracanã Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Wembley Stadium London England
Olympic Stadium Montreal Canada
Kaohsiung National Stadium Zuoying District Taiwan
Beijing National Stadium Beijing China
Al Khalifa Sports Complex Doha Qatar

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Allianz-Arena Munich Germany
Riverbank Arenas London England
Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Center Sydney Australia
Eden Gardens Kolkata India
Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne Australia
Madison Square Garden New York City USA
Arthur Ashe Stadium New York City USA
O2 Arena London England
Wimbledon Center Court London England
Fisht Olympic Stadium Sochi Russia
FNB Stadium Johannesburg South Africa
Stade Roland Garros Paris France
National Hockey Stadium Lahore Pakistan

Interesting Facts about Stadiums in the World

1. Fisht Olympic Stadium was originally constructed for the 2014 Winter Olympics
and Paralympics, but has been converted into a football stadium for the 2018
World Cup.
2. Eden Gardens also known as the "Mecca of Indian cricket" is India's largest and
oldest cricket stadium. The first cricket (Test) match was held in January, 1934
between India and England.
3. Madison Square Garden, is a multi-purpose indoor arena and is often called
“MSG” or simply “The Garden”. It is used not just for professional basketball and
ice hockey but other sports such as well as boxing, ice shows, concerts,
professional wrestling circuses, and other forms of entertainment.
4. Rungnado May Day Stadium, North Korea is the world’s largest stadium having a
seating capacity of 150,000 and a total floor space of over 2.2 million square feet.

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5. Al Khalifa Sports complex, Qatar is used for a range of sports, and will be one of
the stadiums used for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
6. Wimbledon Centre Court is considered to be world’s most famous grass surface
tennis court. It is the main court at Wimbledon Championship, the third annual
Grand Slam of tennis calendar.
7. Stade Rolland Garros is a tennis venue that hosts the French Open and has a clay
surface.
8. Spread over 95,000 sq meters, Hockey Anlage, Munich, Germany had hosted the
field hockey match Summer Olympics during 1972.
9. The Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia, is the world's biggest cricket stadium
and has a capacity of 1, 00,024 viewers. The first cricket test Match was played
between 15th to 19th March, 1877.
10. The National Swimming Center, Beijing hosted the swimming competitions of
2008 Summer Olympics. Swimmers broke 25 world records during the 2008
Olympics.
11. Camp Nou found in Barcelona, Spain is the second largest football stadium in the
world.
12. The National Hockey Stadium located in Lahore, Pakistan is the biggest field
hockey stadium in the world. It is also known as Gadaffi Hockey Stadium and has
a capacity of 45,000 spectators. It hosted the 1990 Hockey World Cup Final,
where the hosts were defeated 3–1 by the Netherlands.

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