Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium

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Stadion Gelora Sriwijaya
Stadion Jakabaring
Indonesian athletes marching, SEA Games 2011 Opening.jpg
Former names Jakabaring Stadium
Location Jl. Gubernur HA Bastari, Jakabaring, Palembang, South Sumatra
Coordinates 3°01′17″S 104°47′21″E / 3.021400°S 104.789200°E / -3.021400; 104.789200Coordinates: 3°01′17″S 104°47′21″E / 3.021400°S 104.789200°E / -3.021400; 104.789200
Owner Government of the South Sumatra Province
Operator Sriwijaya F.C.
Capacity 60,000
Surface Buffalo Grass
Built 2001
Opened 2004
Renovated 2017
Sriwijaya F.C. (2004–present)

Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium, also known as Jakabaring Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Jakabaring Sport City complex in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 60,000 spectators.[1][2] The construction began in 2001 and finished in 2004 to host the 2004 Indonesia National Games.[3] The stadium was initially named as Jakabaring stadium after the location of the stadium in southern outskirt of Palembang. However, later the stadium was renamed "Gelora Sriwijaya", to honor and celebrate the 7th—13th century Indonesian empire of Srivijaya. The Third Place Playoff of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup was held in this stadium.


The capacity of this stadium is 60,000 spectators, with four tribune (A, B, C, and D) around the main field. The size of main soccer field is 68 x 105 metres, surrounded by eight lanes athletics track and field with red gravel surface. The main tribune on west and east side (A and B) is covered with two large steel arch. Two bulbous blue roofs supported by these arches took form of the sail of the ship, symbolizes Srivijaya as the maritime empire.[4] On the main outer wall on west and east side adorned with songket textile motifs as the cultural identity of Palembang. The main score screen is located on southern tribune (tribune D), while the fire cauldron is located in southern side of the main field between the soccer field and athletic tracks. This stadium also contains three standard squash field.

Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium Tribune.jpg

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