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In pictures: 2010 World Cup stadiums

Ellis Park Stadium

Ellis Park Stadium is in the heart of Johannesburg and has had extra seating added so it can now take 70,000 fans.

The Free State Stadium

Workmen make some final touches to the pitch at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein in the centre of South Africa.

The Green Point Stadium

The Green Point Stadium in Cape Town is set between the Atlantic Ocean and the famous Table Mountain.

The Loftus Versfeld Stadium

The Loftus Versfeld Stadium is the only venue in the country's capital city Pretoria and has a capacity of 45,000.

The Mbombela Stadium

There's still some work to be done on the new Mbombela Stadium which is being built in the city of Nelspruit.

The Moses Mabhida Stadium

The Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban is also brand new, and has an arch that makes it look a bit like Wembley.

The Mandela Bay Stadium

Another brand new venue is the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth which cost more than 171m to build.

The Peter Mokaba Stadium

The Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane only used to have one stand, the rest of the fans just stood on grass banks!

The Royal Bafokeng Stadium

The Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg has a 40,000 capacity and at night looks a bit like an alien spaceship!

The Soccer City Stadium

Soccer City Stadium is the biggest venue and will host the opening game and the final. The outside is based on traditional South African pottery.