Fifa World Cup 2014: host cities

Updated On Jun 19, 2014 01:30 PM IST
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12 cities across Brazil will play host to matches at Fifa World Cup 2014. A look at some of them.Altitude: Sea level.Climate: June and July are Rio's coolest months, but the daily temperature peak is typically 25C. Those months tend to be dry, but humidity remains fairly high all year.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Where is it?: On the Atlantic coast, close to the Tropic of Capricorn.Fixtures: 15 June, Argentina v Bosnia-Hercegovina, 23:00; 18 June, Spain v Chile, 20:00; 22 June, Belgium v Russia, 17:00; 25 June, Equador v France, 21:00; 28 June, Second-round, Winner Group C v Runner-up Group D, 21:00; 4 July, Quarter-final, Winner Second-round 5 v Winner Second-round 6, 17:00; 13 July, World Cup final, 20:00. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 19, 2014 01:30 PM IST

12 cities across Brazil will play host to matches at Fifa World Cup 2014. A look at some of them.Altitude: Sea level.Climate: June and July are Rio's coolest months, but the daily temperature peak is typically 25C. Those months tend to be dry, but humidity remains fairly high all year.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Where is it?: On the Atlantic coast, close to the Tropic of Capricorn.Fixtures: 15 June, Argentina v Bosnia-Hercegovina, 23:00; 18 June, Spain v Chile, 20:00; 22 June, Belgium v Russia, 17:00; 25 June, Equador v France, 21:00; 28 June, Second-round, Winner Group C v Runner-up Group D, 21:00; 4 July, Quarter-final, Winner Second-round 5 v Winner Second-round 6, 17:00; 13 July, World Cup final, 20:00.

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Altitude: 792m (2,598ft).Climate: Highs of around 20C and lows of 13C with a 30% chance of rain.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Approximate distance from Rio: 269 miles.Where is it?: On a plateau in the south-east, on the Atlantic coast.Fixtures: 12 June, Brazil v Croatia, 21:00; 19 June, Uruguay v England, 20:00; 23 June, Netherlands v Chile, 17:00; 26 June, South Korea v Belgium, 21:00; 1 July, Second-round, Winner Group F v Runner-up Group E, 17:00; 9 July , Semi-final, Winner Quarter-final 3 v Winner Quarter-final 4, 21:00. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 19, 2014 01:30 PM IST

Altitude: 792m (2,598ft).Climate: Highs of around 20C and lows of 13C with a 30% chance of rain.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Approximate distance from Rio: 269 miles.Where is it?: On a plateau in the south-east, on the Atlantic coast.Fixtures: 12 June, Brazil v Croatia, 21:00; 19 June, Uruguay v England, 20:00; 23 June, Netherlands v Chile, 17:00; 26 June, South Korea v Belgium, 21:00; 1 July, Second-round, Winner Group F v Runner-up Group E, 17:00; 9 July , Semi-final, Winner Quarter-final 3 v Winner Quarter-final 4, 21:00.

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Altitude: Sea level.Climate: June and July are Salvador's coolest months, but temperatures still typically peak at 26C.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Approximate distance from Rio: 1,008 miles.Where is it?: The largest city on the north-east coast.Fixtures: 13 June, Spain v Netherlands, 20:00; 16 June, Germany v Portugal, 17:00 20 June, Switzerland v France, 20:00; 25 June, Bosnia-Hercegovina v Iran, 17:00; 1 July, Second-round, Winner Group H v Runner-up Group G, 21:00; 5 July, Quarter-final, Winner Second-round 3 v Winner Second-round 4, 21:00. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 19, 2014 01:30 PM IST

Altitude: Sea level.Climate: June and July are Salvador's coolest months, but temperatures still typically peak at 26C.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Approximate distance from Rio: 1,008 miles.Where is it?: The largest city on the north-east coast.Fixtures: 13 June, Spain v Netherlands, 20:00; 16 June, Germany v Portugal, 17:00 20 June, Switzerland v France, 20:00; 25 June, Bosnia-Hercegovina v Iran, 17:00; 1 July, Second-round, Winner Group H v Runner-up Group G, 21:00; 5 July, Quarter-final, Winner Second-round 3 v Winner Second-round 4, 21:00.

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Altitude: Sea level.Climate: Daily temperatures peak at around 30C throughout the year, although the city sometimes benefits from a sea breeze. Occasional rain showers are not uncommon in June.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Where is it?: A 'fortress' port on the north-east coast of Brazil, it has 16 miles of beaches.Fixtures: 14 June, Uruguay v Costa Rica, 20:00; 17 June, Brazil v Mexico, 20:00; 21 June, Germany v Ghana, 20:00 24 June, Greece v Ivory Coast, 21:00; 29 June, Second-round, Winner Group B v Runner-up Group A, 17:00; 4 July, Quarter-final, Winner Second-round 1 v Winner Second-round 2, 21:00. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 19, 2014 01:30 PM IST

Altitude: Sea level.Climate: Daily temperatures peak at around 30C throughout the year, although the city sometimes benefits from a sea breeze. Occasional rain showers are not uncommon in June.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Where is it?: A 'fortress' port on the north-east coast of Brazil, it has 16 miles of beaches.Fixtures: 14 June, Uruguay v Costa Rica, 20:00; 17 June, Brazil v Mexico, 20:00; 21 June, Germany v Ghana, 20:00 24 June, Greece v Ivory Coast, 21:00; 29 June, Second-round, Winner Group B v Runner-up Group A, 17:00; 4 July, Quarter-final, Winner Second-round 1 v Winner Second-round 2, 21:00.

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Altitude: 800m (2,624ft).Climate: Dry and warm. June and July tend to be the coolest months of the year, but temperatures still peak at 25C most days.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Where is it?: Surrounded by mountains inland from Rio and Sao Paulo.Fixtures: 14 June, Colombia v Greece, 17:00; 21 June, Argentina v Iran, 17:00; 24 June, Costa Rica v England, 17:00; 17 June, Belgium v Algeria, 17:00; 28 June, Second-round, Winner Group A v Runner-up Group B, 17:00; 8 July, Semi-final, Winner Quarter-final 1 v Winner Quarter-final 2, 21:00. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 19, 2014 01:30 PM IST

Altitude: 800m (2,624ft).Climate: Dry and warm. June and July tend to be the coolest months of the year, but temperatures still peak at 25C most days.Time Zone: GMT -3 hours.Where is it?: Surrounded by mountains inland from Rio and Sao Paulo.Fixtures: 14 June, Colombia v Greece, 17:00; 21 June, Argentina v Iran, 17:00; 24 June, Costa Rica v England, 17:00; 17 June, Belgium v Algeria, 17:00; 28 June, Second-round, Winner Group A v Runner-up Group B, 17:00; 8 July, Semi-final, Winner Quarter-final 1 v Winner Quarter-final 2, 21:00.

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