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2015 Women's World Cup: A look at the stadiums

Six arenas spread across the country: From Edmonton, the largest stadium, to Moncton, the smallest. Here is all you need to know about the host cities of this year's Women's World Cup in Canada.

Vancouver

Name: BC Place Stadium

Capacity: 54,267
Opened: 1983 (Renovated in 2011)
Number of World Cup games: Nine (five group stage games, two first knockout rounds, a quarterfinal and the final)

Previous events: 2010 Winter Olympics

Other teams: Vancouver Whitecaps (Football), BC Lions (Canadian Football)

BC Place Stadium

The BC Place Stadium in Vancouver

Edmonton

Name: Commonwealth Stadium

Capacity: 56,335
Opened: 1978 ( Renovated in 2013)
Number of World Cup games: Eleven (Six group stage games, two first knockout rounds, a quarterfinal and semifinal and the third-place playoff)

Previous events: The first game of the National Hockey League (NHL) to be played outside, between the Edmonton Oilers and the Montreal Candadiens in front of a record 57,167 crowd.

Other teams: Edmonton Eskimos (Canadian Football)

Commonwealth Stadium

The Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton

Montreal

Name: Olympic Stadium

Capacity: 55,856
Opened: 1976 (Renovated in 2014)
Number of World Cup games: Nine (Six group stage games, a round of 16, quarter and semifinal)

Former events: 1976 Summer Olympics, FIFA U20 World Cup 2007

Other teams: Montreal Impact (Football), Montreal Alouettes (Canadian Football), Music events

Olympic Stadium

The Olympic Stadium in Montreal

Ottawa

Name: Lansdowne Stadium

Capacity: 24,341
Opened: 1908 (Renovated in 2014)
Number of World Cup games: Nine (Six group stage, two Rounds of 16 and a quarterfinal)

Previous events: FIFA U20 World Cup 2007

Other teams: Ottawa Fury (Football), Ottawa Red Blacks (Canadian Football)

Olympic Stadium

The Lansdowne Stadium in Ottwaw

Moncton

Name: Moncton Stadium

Capacity: 20,000
Opened: 2010 (Renovated in 2013)
Number of World Cup games: Seven (Six group stages, a round of 16)

Former events: Junior World Athletics Championships 2010

Other teams: Aigles Blue (Athletics)

Moncton Stadium

The Moncton Stadium in Moncton

Winnipeg

Name: Investors Group Field

Capacity: 33,318
Opened: 2013
Number of World Cup games: Seven (All group stage games)

Previous events: Friendly games of the United States and Canada women's teams

Other teams: Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Canadian Football)

Winnipeg Stadium

The Winnipeg Stadium in Winnipeg

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