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Previous Hosts

The Commonwealth Games as we know it today began as the British Empire Games in 1930 in Hamilton, Canada.

It has been hosted 17 times by eight different nations and 15 different cities.

When and Where the Games Have Been Held

Year City Nation Date
1930 Hamilton Canada 16 - 23 August
1934 London England 4 - 11 August
1938 Sydney Australia 5 - 12 Feburary
1950 Auckland New Zealand 4 - 11 February
1954 Vancouver Canada 30 July - 7 August
1958 Carfiff Wales 18 - 26 July
1962 Perth Australia 21 November - 1 December
1966 Kingston Jamaica 4 - 13 August
1970 Edinburgh Scotland 16 - 25 July
1974 Christchurch New Zealand 24 January - 2 February
1978 Edmonton Canada 3 - 12 August
1982 Brisbane Australia 30 Septem
1986 Edinburgh Scotland 24 July - 2 August
1990 Auckland New Zealand 24 January - 3 February
1994 Victoria Canada 18 - 28 August
1998 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 10 - 20 September
2002 Manchester England 25 July - 4 August

Games per Nation

Nation Number
Canada 4
Australia 3
New Zealand 3
England 2
Scotland 2
Wales 1
Malaysia 1
Jamaica 1
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