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Play Cities World Cup 2014

The summer of 2014 promised to be one that is eagerly awaited by many men to. On 12 June, in Brazil kickoff instead of the 2014 World Cup . Sao Paulo will be the first of the host cities to open the World Cup in 2014. Samba, football and the famous Brazilian female beauty. A dream summer lies ahead.

See below the map of the host cities in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup:

2014 World Cup host cities
2014 World Cup host cities

Play Cities World Cup 2014 Brazil:

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The host cities of the World Cup in 2014 at a glance

The twelve host cities of the World Cup 2014 were announced in 2010. The full list of names of the host cities of the World Cup 2014:
Belo Horizonte, Brazilia, Cuiabá, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Natal, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and São Paulo. Initially, it was the will of FIFA to appoint no more than eight to ten host cities for the World Cup in 2014. The Brazilian Football has successfully advocated for the extension of the list of host cities wk in 2014 to expand to twelve.

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  • Belo Horizonte is located in the south east of Brazil and has around 2.45 million inhabitants. The football stadium which will be used during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is Mineirao (capacity 69,000 people)
  • Brasilia Brasilia is the capital of Brazil and is centrally located. Brasilia live around 2.4 million inhabitants. The football stadium which will be used during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil Cidade Estadio Nacional (capacity 71,500 people).
  • Cuiaba: Situated in the west-central part of Brazil and has around 0.54 million inhabitants. The football stadium which will be used during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is Verdao (capacity 42,000 people).
  • Curitiba: Is the second most southern host city of Brazil. The city has about 1.8 million inhabitants. The stadium which will be used for the World Cup 2014 Arena da Baixada (capacity 41,500 people).
  • Forteleza: The most famous tourist city of Brazil is Forteleza. The city has around 2.4 million inhabitants and is located in the north of Brazil. The stadium that will be used is Castelao (capacity 66,700 people).
  • Manaus: Set of all cities the most westerly. The city has about 1.65 million inhabitants. The stadium which will be used for the World Cup 2014 Manaus Arena (capacity 47,000 people).
  • Natal Natal is located in the north-east of Brazil and has around 0.75 million inhabitants. The stadium which is used for the World Cup 2014 Arena das Dunas (capacity 45,000).
  • Porte Alegere: the most southern situated host city of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Porto Alegre. The city has about 1.45 million inhabitants. The stadium which will be used for the 2014 World Cup Estadio Beira-Rio (capacity 60,000).
  • Recife: The westernmost city of Brazil Recife. The city has about 1.5 million inhabitants. The stadium which will be used for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil Cidade da copa (capacity 46 160 people).
  • Rio de Janeiro ’s most famous city in Brazil is Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro has approximately 6.2 million inhabitants and is the second largest city of Brazil. The stadium which will be used for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is the Maracana stadium (capacity 95,000).
  • Salvador: Salvador is located in eastern Brazil and has about 2.7 million inhabitants. The stadium which will be used for the 2014 World Cup is the Fonte Nova stadium (capacity 50,000).
  • Sao Paulo: the second most famous host city in Brazil’s Sao Paulo. The city has about 11 million inhabitants and is the largest city in Brazil. The stadium which will be used for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil SC Corinthians stadium (capacity 65,000).
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Host city Rio de Janeiro

Of all the cities that will do the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro is perhaps the best known. Not least because of the annual summer festival. The city will also be affected most often with Brazilia all the host cities of the World Cup 2014. In this city, which is situated in the South East of the country, has more than six million inhabitants. Here are besides the matches from the group stage also play a quarterfinal.

On July 13, 2013 will be here also in the Estádio Mário Filho stadium the finals are played.

The capital of Brazil

It is often wrongly assumed that Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the country. However, this is not the case. The capital of the country is, after all, Brazilia, where in addition to the matches in the group stage and quarterfinals even the consolation final will be played between the losers of the semifinals. Brazilia is located in the Midwest of the country. With 1.6 million inhabitants is the capital so much smaller.

Big and ‘small’ host cities

The smallest of the host cities of the World Cup 2014, Cuiabá with more than 500,000 inhabitants. For comparison: In Amsterdam, home to about 800,000 people. São Paulo, the city of the opening, with over eleven million inhabitants is the largest of the host cities of the World Cup 2014. The combination of sultry summers, the large population of the host cities and the absolute passion for football in Brazil promise in every new year 2017 event a grand and compelling event.

Most host cities are located in the east of the country. With the exception of Cuiabá, which can be found in the middle of the country is, and Manaus. The latter city is located in the north-west of the South American country. A large part of the land is not suitable for urban development. Namely Brazil consists largely of tropical rainforests. Hence, most host cities of the World Cup 2014 is not only frequented by football like tourists but also by beach lovers.

On the road to Rio

Exactly which route will take the players of the Dutch team led by Louis van Gaal is not yet known. That will turn out in June and July of 2014. The fact that the average Dutch football is not that much to make out. If the World Cup at the end of the ride but via Rio de Janeiro is taken back to the Netherlands …

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