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Figures and facts
   
Owners - Genossenschaft Stadion St. Jakob-Park
Marketing/Operations - Basel United
Architects - Herzog & de Meuron
   
Start of construction - 13th December 1998
Foundation stone laid - 14th August 1999
First football match - 15th March 2001
Stadium Inauguration - 07th September 2001
Costs - approx. 250 Mio SFr.
   
Capacity - 38'512 seatings
  - 42'500 seatings (during Euro 2008)
  - 60'000 seatings and terracings at concerts
   
Pitch - 105 x 68 meters
Surface - Natural grass
   
Stadium use
- Shoppingcenter (approx. 50 shops)
  - Tertianum (Residence for seniors)
  - St. Jakob Turm (Appartments/Offices/Shops)
   
Parking places
- 680 (in the stadium)
  - 1465 (beneath the St. Jakobshalle, 5 min. away)
   
Public transport
- Train (St. Jakob station)
  - Tram (Nr. 14)
  - Bus (Nr. 36, 37)
   
Award  - UEFA 4 star stadium