Saint-Denis - Stade de France
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern part of Paris and it is the home of the impressive Stade De France. The stadium is the fourth-largest in all of Europe and it will be the scene of seven matches at Euro 2016, including the final on 10th July. Boasting a capacity of over 81,000, the Stade de France is home to the French football and rugby national sides.
|Local Team:||France National Team|
|Pitch Dimensions:||105 x 70 m|
Euro 2016 Fixtures - Stade de France
5 things you didn't know about Saint-Denis!
- Inhabitants of Saint-Denis are known as 'Dionysiens'
- The crime rates of Saint-Denis are infamous and there were 150.71 reported criminal incidents per 1000 inhabitants during 2005
- Saint-Denis is twinned with the Scottish town of Coatbridge
- Saint-Denis was named after the first bishop of Paris, who was said to have picked up his own head and then walked six miles while preaching after being decapitated in 250 AD
- The Basilica of Saint-Denis was built in 1144 and is considered to be the first Gothic church ever made
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