Bad Godesberg

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Bad Godesberg
Stadtbezirk of Bonn
Godesburg ruins
Godesburg ruins
Coat of arms of Bad Godesberg
Coat of arms
Bad Godesberg  is located in Germany
Bad Godesberg
Bad Godesberg
Coordinates: 50°41′0″N 07°9′0″E / 50.68333°N 7.15000°E / 50.68333; 7.15000Coordinates: 50°41′0″N 07°9′0″E / 50.68333°N 7.15000°E / 50.68333; 7.15000
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Cologne
District Bonn urban district
Town Bonn
Government
 • Bezirksvorsteherin Annette Schwolen-Flümann (CDU)
Area
 • Total 31.97 km2 (12.34 sq mi)
Population (2004-01-01)
 • Total 70,525
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53173-53179
Dialling codes 0228
Vehicle registration BN

Bad Godesberg is a municipal district of Bonn, southern North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. From 1949 till 1999 (while Bonn was the capital of West Germany), the majority of foreign embassies to Germany were located in Bad Godesberg. Some buildings are still used as embassy branch offices or consulates.

Geography[edit]

Aerial view of Mehlem, Bad Godesberg

Bad Godesberg is located along the hills and cliffs of the west bank of the Rhine river, in west central Germany. Godesberg is also the name of the steep hill, of volcanic origin, on the top of which are the ruins of the Godesburg, a castle destroyed in 1583 during the Cologne War.

History[edit]

The following events occurred, per year:

Infrastructure[edit]

Bonn-Bad Godesberg station is on the Left Rhine line and the line 16 and 63 of the Bonn Stadtbahn.

Twin towns[edit]

The town is twinned with several towns:

Education[edit]

Secondary schools[edit]

International schools[edit]

Trivia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stiehl, Eckart (1997). Die Stadt Bonn und ihr Umland: ein geographischer Exkursionsführer. Ferd. Dümmlers Verlag. ISBN 978-3-427-71661-7. 

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Districts of Bonn

Stadtbezirke: Bonn | Bad Godesberg | Beuel | Hardtberg
Ortsteile: Alt-Godesberg | Auerberg | Beuel-Mitte | Beuel-Ost | Bonn-Castell | Bonn-Zentrum | Brüser Berg | Buschdorf | Dottendorf | Dransdorf | Duisdorf | Endenich | Friesdorf | Geislar | Godesberg-Nord | Godesberg-Villenviertel | Graurheindorf | Gronau | Hardthöhe | Heiderhof | Hochkreuz | Hoholz | Holtorf | Holzlar | Ippendorf | Kessenich | Küdinghoven | Lannesdorf | Lengsdorf | Lessenich/Meßdorf | Limperich | Mehlem | Muffendorf | Nordstadt | Oberkassel | Pennenfeld | Plittersdorf | Poppelsdorf | Pützchen/Bechlinghoven | Ramersdorf | Röttgen | Rüngsdorf | Schwarzrheindorf/Vilich-Rheindorf | Schweinheim | Südstadt | Tannenbusch | Ückesdorf | Venusberg | Vilich | Vilich-Müldorf | Weststadt