Estadio La Independencia

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Estadio La Independencia
Estadio La Independencia.jpg
Full name Estadio La Independencia
Location Tunja, Colombia
Capacity 20,630
Construction
Opened 2006
Construction cost 148,000 dollars
Tenants
Patriotas

Estadio La Independencia (Spanish for The Independence Stadium) is a multi-use stadium in the city of Tunja, Colombia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 21000 people. It is at an altitude of 2810 masl. Patriotas FC play their home games at this stadium.

La Independencia Stadium 180

Since Chicó title in June 2008, and automatic qualifying to 2009 Copa Libertadores, the stadium was due to be expanded, in order to achieve the minimum 20000 seats that Conmebol requires to host an international match. The expansion work started in December, being run slower than expected. However, the first Chicó match at La Independencia, against Gremio F.C. from Brazil.

Since the beginning of 2017, improvements have been made due to the participation of Patriotas F.C. in the Copa Sudamericana 2017 .The stadium has been the main venue for musical and cultural events, including concerts of international singers such as Marc Anthony,[1] Alejandro Fernández,[2] among others. ]

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Coordinates: 5°32′32.04″N 73°21′11.27″W / 5.5422333°N 73.3531306°W / 5.5422333; -73.3531306