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Euro 2012 venues in Poland and Ukraine

Here are details of the match venues and host cities for the European football championships in Poland and Ukraine

AFP, Thursday 7 Jun 2012
Gdansk Stadium
A general view of Gdansk Stadium (Photo: Reuters)
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POLAND

Warsaw

Masovian province, east central Poland
Population: 1.7 million
Stadium: National Stadium
Tournament capacity: 50,000
Opened: January 2012

Gdansk

Pomeranian province, northern Poland, 345 kilometres (214 miles) from Warsaw.
Population: 456,000
Stadium: Gdansk Arena
Tournament capacity: 40,000
Opened: July 2011

Poznan

Greater Poland province, western Poland, 320 kms from Warsaw
Population: 557,000
Municipal Stadium
Tournament capacity: 40,000
Opened: 1980, reopened after renovation in September 2010

Wroclaw

Lower Silesia, western Poland, 350 kms from Warsaw
Population: 633,000
Municipal Stadium
Tournament capacity: 40,000
Opened: September 2011

 

UKRAINE

Kiev

Kiev City province, northern Ukraine.
Population: 2.8 million
Olympic Stadium
Tournament capacity: 60,000
Opened: 1923, most recently renovated in October 2011.

Donetsk

Donetsk province, 700 km from Kiev
Population: 1.1 million
Stadium: Donbass Arena
Tournament capacity: 50,000
Opened: August 2009

Kharkiv

Kharkiv province, northeast Ukraine, 480 kms from Kiev
Population: 1.5 million
Metalist Stadium.
Tournament capacity: 35,O00
Opened: 1926, last renovation in 2009

Lviv

Lviv province, western Ukraine, 540 kms from Kiev
Population: 735,000
Stadium: Lviv Arena
Tournament capacity: 30,000
Opened: October 2011

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