List of South American stadiums by capacity

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The following is an incomplete list of South American stadiums. They are ordered by their total capacity, that is the maximum number of spectators the stadium can accommodate (not necessarily meaning seating capacity). Stadiums with a capacity of 30,000 or more are included.

Most large stadiums in South America are used for association football, with some having running tracks for athletics.

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Rank Stadium Capacity City Country Home team(s)
1 Monumental "U" 80,093[1] Lima  Peru Universitario
2 Maracanã 78,838[2] Rio de Janeiro  Brazil CR Flamengo, Fluminense FC, Brazil national football team
3 Nacional Mané Garrincha 72,788[2] Brasília  Brazil Brasília FC (some games), Brasiliense FC (some games), Brazil national football team
4 Monumental Antonio V. Liberti 67,664[3] Buenos Aires  Argentina River Plate, Argentina national football team
5 Universidad San Marcos 67,469 Lima  Peru Deportivo Universidad San Marcos
6 Morumbi 67,052[4] São Paulo  Brazil São Paulo FC
7 Centenario 65,235[5] Montevideo  Uruguay Uruguay national football team, Club Nacional de Football, Club Atlético Peñarol (away matches)
8 Castelão 63,903[6] Fortaleza  Brazil Ceará SC, Fortaleza EC
9 Mineirão 62,160[7] Belo Horizonte  Brazil Cruzeiro EC, Atlético Mineiro (some games)
10 Arena do Grêmio 60,540[8] Porto Alegre  Brazil Grêmio FBPA
11 Arruda 60,044[2] Recife  Brazil Santa Cruz FC
12 Monumental Banco Pichincha 59,283 Guayaquil  Ecuador Barcelona SC
13 Mario Alberto Kempes 57,000[9] Córdoba  Argentina Belgrano (some games), Talleres (some games), Argentina national football team
14 Parque do Sabiá 56,450[2] Uberlândia  Brazil Uberlândia EC
15 Deportivo Cali 53,347 Cali  Colombia Deportivo Cali
16 Monumental de Maturín 51,796[10] Maturín  Venezuela Monagas
17 Fonte Nova 51,708 Salvador  Brazil EC Bahia
18 Presidente Juan Domingo Perón 51,389[9] Buenos Aires  Argentina Racing Club
19 Beira-Rio 51,300[11] Porto Alegre  Brazil SC Internacional
20 Serra Dourada 50,049[12] Goiânia  Brazil Goiás EC (some games), Vila Nova FC (some games)
21 Nacional 50,000[citation needed] Lima  Peru Peru national football team
Ciudad de La Plata 50,000[9] La Plata  Argentina Estudiantes LP (some games), Gimnasia y Esgrima LP (some games)
23 José Amalfitani 49,747[9] Buenos Aires  Argentina Vélez Sársfield, Argentina national rugby union team (some games)
24 Metropolitano 49,612[13][14][15] Barranquilla  Colombia Junior, Colombia national football team
25 Alberto J. Armando 49,000 Buenos Aires  Argentina Boca Juniors
26 Tomás Adolfo Ducó 48,314[9] Buenos Aires  Argentina Huracán
27 Arena Corinthians 47,605[16] São Paulo  Brazil SC Corinthians Paulista
28 Nacional de Chile 47,000 Santiago  Chile Chile national football team, Universidad de Chile
29 Engenhão 46,831[17] Rio de Janeiro  Brazil Botafogo FR
30 Ciudad de Lanús 46,519[9] Lanús  Argentina Lanús
31 Arena Pernambuco 46,154 São Lourenço da Mata  Brazil Náutico
32 Mangueirão 45,007[2] Belém  Brazil Paysandu SC (some games), Remo (some games)
33 Monumental David Arellano 45,000 Santiago  Chile Colo-Colo, Chile national football team (some games)
Olímpico Monumental 45,000[2] Porto Alegre  Brazil Grêmio FBPA (formerly)
Morenão 45,000 Campo Grande  Brazil Operário FC, EC Comercial
36 Farahzão 44,414 Presidente Prudente  Brazil Presidente Prudente FC
37 Albertão 44,200 Teresina  Brazil EC Flamengo (some games)
38 Libertadores de América 44,000[9] Buenos Aires  Argentina Independiente
Arena da Amazônia 44,000[2] Manaus  Brazil Nacional FC (AM)
40 Allianz Parque 43,713[18] São Paulo  Brazil SE Palmeiras
41 José María Minella 43,542[9] Mar del Plata  Argentina Aldosivi
42 Arena Pantanal 43,150[19] Cuiabá  Brazil Cuiabá EC, Operário FC
43 Metropolitano de Mérida 42,500 Mérida  Venezuela Estudiantes de Mérida FC
General Santander 42,500 Cúcuta  Colombia Cúcuta Deportivo
45 Arena da Baixada 42,150[20] Curitiba  Brazil Atlético Paranaense
46 Garcilaso de la Vega 42,056 Cusco  Peru Cienciano
47 Atanasio Girardot 42,000 Medellín  Colombia Atlético Nacional, Independiente Medellín
Couto Pereira 42,000 Curitiba  Brazil Coritiba FBC
Hernando Siles 42,000 La Paz  Bolivia Bolivia national football team, Bolívar (some games), The Strongest (some games)
Modelo Alberto Spencer Herrera 42,000 Guayaquil  Ecuador
Pedro Bidegain 42,000[9] Buenos Aires  Argentina San Lorenzo
51 Gigante de Arroyito 41,654[9] Rosario  Argentina Rosario Central
52 Polideportivo Cachamay 41,600 Ciudad Guayana  Venezuela Mineros de Guayana
53 Olímpico Atahualpa 41,000 Quito  Ecuador Deportivo Quito, El Nacional, Universidad Católica, Ecuador national football team
54 Metropolitano de Fútbol de Lara 40,312 Barquisimeto  Venezuela Deportivo Lara
55 Monumental Virgen de Chapi 40,217 Arequipa  Peru Melgar
56 Castelão 40,149[2] São Luís  Brazil Moto Club, Sampaio Corrêa FC
57 Campeón del Siglo 40,005 Montevideo  Uruguay Club Atlético Peñarol
58 Verdão 40,000 Cuiabá  Brazil Dom Bosco, Mixto EC
Almeidão 40,000 João Pessoa  Brazil Botafogo FC (PB)
59 Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo 38,755 San Cristóbal  Venezuela Deportivo Táchira
60 Marcelo Bielsa 38,095[9] Rosario  Argentina Newell's Old Boys
61 Olímpico Pascual Guerrero 38,000 Santiago de Cali  Colombia Deportivo Cali, América de Cali
Ramón Tahuichi Aguilera 38,000 Santa Cruz de la Sierra  Bolivia Oriente Petrolero, Destroyers, Blooming
64 Pacaembu 37,952 São Paulo  Brazil SC Corinthians Paulista (formerly), Santos FC (some games)
65 Estadio José Antonio Anzoátegui 37,485 Puerto la Cruz  Venezuela Deportivo Anzoátegui
66 Palogrande 36,553 Manizales  Colombia Once Caldas
67 El Campín 36,343 Bogotá  Colombia Independiente Santa Fe, Millonarios
68 Defensores del Chaco 36,000 Asunción  Paraguay Paraguay national football team
69 Barradão 35,632 Salvador  Brazil EC Vitória
70 Alejandro Villanueva 35,000[1] Lima  Peru Alianza Lima
Amigão 35,000 Campina Grande  Brazil Treze FC, Campinense
Pinheirão 35,000 Curitiba  Brazil Paraná Clube (some games)
73 Malvinas Argentinas 34,875[9] Mendoza  Argentina Godoy Cruz
74 Don León Kolbowsky 34,000[9] Buenos Aires  Argentina Atlanta
75 Eduardo Gallardón 33,542[9] Lomas de Zamora  Argentina Los Andes
76 Juan Carmelo Zerillo 33,500[9] La Plata  Argentina Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP)
77 Florencio Sola 33,351[9] Banfield  Argentina Banfield
78 Centenario José Luis Meiszner 33,000[9] Quilmes  Argentina Quilmes
JK 33,000 Itumbiara  Brazil Itumbiara EC
80 Teixeirão 32,936 São José do Rio Preto  Brazil América FC (SP)
81 General Pablo Rojas 32,910 Asunción  Paraguay Cerro Porteño
82 Monumental José Fierro 32,700[9] San Miguel de Tucumán  Argentina Atlético Tucumán
83 Nueva España 32,500[9] Buenos Aires  Argentina Deportivo Español
84 Brinco de Ouro 32,453 Campinas  Brazil Guarani FC
85 Brigadier Gral. Estanislao López 32,000[9] Santa Fe  Argentina Colón
Félix Capriles 32,000 Cochabamba  Bolivia Club Aurora, Jorge Wilstermann
Olímpico Patria 32,000 Sucre  Bolivia Universitario, Independiente Petrolero
88 Mário Helênio 31,863 Juiz de Fora  Brazil Tupi
89 Pituaçu 31,667 Salvador  Brazil EC Bahia
90 Arena das Dunas 31,375[21] Natal  Brazil America FC (RN), ABC FC
91 Café 31,019 Londrina  Brazil Londrina EC (some games), SE Matsubara (some games)
Ciudad de Vicente López 31,000[9] Vicente López  Argentina Platense
93 Centenário 30,822 Caxias do Sul  Brazil SER Caxias do Sul
94 Ilha do Retiro 30,520 Recife  Brazil SC Recife
95 Hernán Ramírez Villegas 30,313 Pereira  Colombia Deportivo Pereira
96 Coliseo de Victoria 30,000[9] Victoria  Argentina Tigre
Colosso da Lagoa 30,000 Erechim  Brazil Ypiranga FC (RS)
Manuel Murillo Toro 30,000 Ibagué  Colombia Deportes Tolima
Presidente Perón 30,000[9] Córdoba  Argentina Instituto
Machadão 30,000 Natal  Brazil América FC (RN)
Víctor Agustín Ugarte 30,000 Potosí  Bolivia Real Potosí, Nacional Potosí

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