Olympiastadion (Berlin)

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Olympiastadion Berlin
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Full nameOlympiastadion Berlin
Umwhile namesDeutsches Stadion
LocationWestend, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
Coordinates52°30′53″N 13°14′22″E / 52.51472°N 13.23944°E / 52.51472; 13.23944Coordinates: 52°30′53″N 13°14′22″E / 52.51472°N 13.23944°E / 52.51472; 13.23944
AwnerOlympiastadion Berlin GmbH
OperatorWALTER BAU-AG/DYWIDAG
Capacity74,064[1]
Field size105 x 68 m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Biggit1934 tae 1936
Appent1936
Renovatit1974 (Reconfiguration)
2006 (Warld Cup)
Construction cost43 million RM (1936)
€247 million (2004)
AirchitectWerner March/Albert Speer (1936)
Friedrich Wilhelm Krahe (1974)
Tenants
Hertha BSC (Bundesliga) (1963–present)
Berlin Thunder (NFL Europa) (2004–2007)

The Olympiastadion (German pronunciation: [oˈlʏmpi̯aˈʃtaːdi̯ɔn]; Inglis: Olympic Stadium) is a sports stadium in Berlin, Germany. Thare hae been twa stadia on the steid: the present facility, an ane that is cried the Deutsches Stadion which wis biggit for the abortit 1916 Simmer Olympics. Baith wur designed bi members o the same faimily, the first bi Otto March an the seicont bi his son Werner March. It is the seicont biggest stadium in Germany behind Signal Iduna Park. It haes been the home stadium o the Hertha Berlin fitbaw team syne 1963.

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  1. Facts and Figures: Olympiastadion Berlin. Olympiastadion-berlin.de. Retrieved on 2013-12-06.