Brazil 2014: Guide to Manaus and the Amazonia Arena

The City

Manaus is in the state of Amazonas, the largest state in Brazil. It’s in the heart of the rainforest, and Baccess is by river or by air. It has a population of 2 million people. It’s located in the north-west of the country and is 4277km from Rio de Janeiro, 3880km from Sao Paulo and 3361km from Brasilia.

The industry of Manaus includes electronics, chemical products, soap,  distilling and ship construction industries. Manaus also exports Brazil nuts, rubber, jute and rosewood oil.


There will be special buses running from various parts of the City to the arena on match days. A number of car parks are in the vicinity of the stadium, such as the nearby shopping centre.

Arena da Amazônia

A new stadium, built after the old Vivaldão stadium has been demolished.W
Address: Avenida Constantino Nery, s/n – Chapada, Manaus – AM, 69050-010
Getting There:  Buses, taxis or cars.
Eating and Drinking: Best done in the City Centre.
Capacity: 46,000
Club side: Nacional FC.
Some facts: 2 big screens, 64 turnstiles, 4 changing rooms, 98 toilets, 17 snackbars and manaus_posterbars

World Cup Games at the Stadium

June 14 11pm England vs  Italy Group D
June 18 11pm Cameroon vs  Croatia Group A
June 22 11pm United States vs  Portugal Group G
June 25 9pm Honduras vs  Switzerland Group E