WWK Arena (Augsburg Arena)
|28 367 (International games capacity)|
|19 060 (Seats)|
|11 034 (Terraces)|
|520 (Business seats)|
|46 (Disabled seats)|
|Other names||Impuls arena (2009-2011)|
|Inauguration||26.07.2009 (FC Augsburg – Schwaben-Auswahl, 2-0)|
|Construction||11.2007 - 07.2009|
|Cost||45 mln €|
|Design||Bernhard + Koegl Architekten, Augsburg hbm Stadien- und Sportstaettenbau GmbH, Duesseldorf|
|Address||Burgermeister Ulrich-strasse 90. Augsburg, Bavaria 86199|
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