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Baku National Stadium is a 68,700-seat stadium, designed and constructed to meet the international standards for stadiums set by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).Construction of the 225,000-square-meter stadium on a 650,000-square-meter site was completed in February 2015. The six-story, 65.7 meter structure near Boyukshor Lake, Baku, Azerbaijan, opened on 6 March 2015. The main tenant of the stadium is Azerbaijan's national football team, who moved from their previous home at the Tofiq Bahramov Stadium. In June 2015 the stadium served as the main venue for the European Games, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies, and the athletic games. The venue is intended to host the quarterfinals and three of the group games for Euro 2020. A green area is being developed around the stadium, which is accessible via public transport.
Address : Baku Olympic Stadium, Boyukshor Highway
Capacity : 68700
Year First Built : 2015
Status : In Use
Primary Sport or Event : Football (Soccer)
Main Tenant : Azerbaijan national football team.
Main Tenant Website : www.bos.az
Baku Olympic Stadium elevation above sea level : 6m
Map showing the location of Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan.
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