Stadion Minyor

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Stadion Minyor (Bulgarian: Стадион „Миньор“, English: 'Minyor Stadium', lit. 'Miner Stadium'), nicknamed The Stadium of Peace is a multi-purpose stadium in Pernik, Bulgaria. It is used for football matches and is the home ground of the local football club Minyor Pernik. The stadium has a capacity of 8,000 spectators.[1] It was officially inaugurated on May 30, 1954.[2]

Stadion Minyor
The Stadium of Peace
Full nameStadion Minyor
Former namesStadion Georgi Dimitrov
LocationPernik, Bulgaria
Coordinates42°36′24″N 23°1′24″E / 42.60667°N 23.02333°E / 42.60667; 23.02333
OwnerMunicipality of Pernik
OperatorMinyor Pernik
Capacity8,000
Field size105 X 60
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground1951
Built1951–1954
OpenedMay 30, 1954
Renovated2009
Tenants
Minyor Pernik (1954-present)

The stadium initially held a capacity of 20,000 spectators, but in August 2009, the owners of the club decided to rebuild the whole western stand, and the capacity was reduced to 8,000 spectators to obtain a license from the Bulgarian Football Union.

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