The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ in numbers

With this summer's major football tournaments in Europe and the Americas just days away from kick-off, we look ahead at the organisational elements and numbers behind delivering the first ever FIFA World Cup™ in the Middle East in 2022:

•  Enough broadcast cabling to reach from Doha to Sochi, one of the host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, as well as 2.3 million metres of fibre optic and ethernet cable – enough to get from Doha to Mumbai.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar in numbers

•  70,000 outdoor lights – more than three times as many lights as the Eiffel Tower. 

 The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar in numbers

•  84,000 tonnes of structural steel – more than twice the amount used for Burj Khalifa.

 The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar in numbers

•  9,200 trees will be planted in the areas surrounding the proposed 2022 FIFA World Cup™ host venues – more than double the amount in London's Hyde Park. 

 The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar in numbers

•  10,880 doors, 26 times the number of doors in the White House and 7 times as many as Buckingham Palace.

 The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar in numbers

To deliver the 2022 FIFA World Cup™, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy will rely upon the skills and experience of people and businesses from across Qatar and the Middle East.

Discover more about the business opportunities the tournament is bringing to Qatar.


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