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Stadia capacities can vary depending on the configuration, sometimes seats are taken away for certain sports. Many of these stadiums once had a larger capacity - over time standing room is being replaced by more comfortable (and safer) seating for all spectators.

The Melbourne Cricket Ground
The Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia

Stadium location capacity notes
1. Rungrado May Day Stadium Pyongyang North Korea 150,000 Mainly mass games and dance performances (Arirang Festival), football
2. Salt Lake Stadium
Kolkata India 120,000 Largest in India.
3. Beaver Stadium State College, Pennsylvania USA 107,282 Largest in North America
4. Michigan Stadium Ann Arbor, Michigan USA 106,201 Will overtake Beaver Stadium in 2010 after renovations temporarily reduced capacity.
5. Estadio Azteca Mexico City 105,000 the official home stadium of the Mexico national football team and the Mexican team Club América.
6. Ohio Stadium Columbus Ohio USA 102,329 Largest in Ohio
7. Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium Austin, Texas United States 100,119 Largest in Southern United States, Largest west of the Mississippi River
8. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Melbourne Australia 100,018. Largest in Southern Hemisphere, Oceania, Australia
9. Neyland Stadium Knoxville, Tennessee USA 100,011 Largest in Southeastern United States
10. Azadi Stadium Tehran Iran 100,000 Largest in Middle East

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