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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadyumu
Kasımpaşa Stadyumu.jpg
Former names Kasımpaşa Stadium
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Coordinates 40°59′24″N 29°1′30″E / 40.99000°N 29.02500°E / 40.99000; 29.02500
Executive suites 12
Capacity 14,234
Field size 105m x 68m
Surface Grass
Construction
Renovated 2005
Tenants
Kasımpaşa S.K.

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadium, also known as Kasımpaşa Stadium, is a stadium in the Kasımpaşa neighbourhood of Istanbul, Turkey. It is used mostly for football games and is the home stadium of Kasımpaşa S.K. The stadium holds 14,234 people. Due to extension works, Kasımpaşa played most of its home matches in the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in the 2007–2008 season. It is named after the current Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, a native of Kasımpaşa and a football player in his youth.

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Coordinates: 41°01′58.10″N 28°58′20.36″E / 41.0328056°N 28.9723222°E / 41.0328056; 28.9723222

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