Rugby World Cup 2015 - stadiums announced

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Meadow in front of Olympic Stadium

Organisers of the 2015 Rugby World Cup have announced which stadiums will host the games.

Thirteen different venues have been chosen, including the London Olympic Stadium - five matches will be held there.

The tournament kicks off in September next year with an opening match at Twickenham.

The Webb Ellis Cup at Twickenham stadium

Other venues include Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, Kingsholm in Gloucester and Exeter's Sandy Park.

Eight football stadiums, including Wembley, St James' Park, Elland Road, the Etihad and Villa Park will also be used.

World Cup venues:

Twickenham - 81,605 (London)

Wembley - 90,256 (London)

Olympic Stadium - 54,000 (London)

Millennium Stadium - 74,154 (Cardiff)

Etihad Stadium - 47,800 (Manchester)

St James' Park - 52,409 (Newcastle)

Elland Road - 37,914 (Leeds)

King Power Stadium - 32,312 (Leicester)

Villa Park - 42,785 (Birmingham)

Kingsholm - 16,115 (Gloucester)

Stadium MK - 30,717 (Milton Keynes)

Amex Stadium - 30,750 (Brighton)

Sandy Park - 12,300 (Exeter)