Estadio Carlos Dittborn

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Estadio Carlos Dittborn
Location Arica, Chile
Coordinates 18°29′15.47″S 70°17′56.96″W / 18.4876306°S 70.2991556°W / -18.4876306; -70.2991556Coordinates: 18°29′15.47″S 70°17′56.96″W / 18.4876306°S 70.2991556°W / -18.4876306; -70.2991556
Capacity 9,746
Field size 105 x 68 m
Surface grass
Opened April 15, 1962 (1962-04-15)
Architect Bresciani Valdés Castillo Huidobro
San Marcos de Arica
Deportivo Universidad de Tarapacá

Estadio Carlos Dittborn (Carlos Dittborn Stadium) is a multi-purpose stadium in Arica, Chile. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium currently holds 9,746 people and was built in 1962 as a venue for the 1962 World Cup, which was hosted by Chile.[1] It was named in honor of Carlos Dittborn, the president of the Chilean Organization Committee for the World Cup, who died one month prior to the start of the 1962 World Cup. It is the home stadium of San Marcos de Arica


  1. ^ "Stadiums in Chile". Retrieved 21 September 2011.