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Mordovia Arena (Russian: «Мордовия Арена») is a football stadium in Saransk, Mordovia, Russia built for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It hosted FC Mordovia Saransk, prior to their dissolution in 2020 from the Russian Professional Football League, replacing Start Stadium. It has a capacity of 44,442 spectators. The total area of the facility is 122,700 sq m.
|Full name||Mordovia Arena|
|Location||Volgogradskaya Ulitsa 1, Saransk, Mordovia, Russia|
|Operator||FC Mordovia Saransk|
|Field size||105 by 68 m (344 by 223 ft)|
|Opened||21 April 2018|
|Construction cost||$300 million|
|Russia national football team (selected matches)|
FC Mordovia Saransk (2018–2020)
FC Tambov (2019–2021)
FC Saransk (2021–2022)
The Arena is located in the central part of the city and is within a walking distance of the city's key infrastructure. The stadium design is based on the image of the sun, the main symbol of ancient myths and legends of the Mordvin people. After the FIFA World Cup, the stadium is expected to serve as Saransk and Mordovia's largest sports and leisure center.