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Bonn is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°44′02.37″N 7°5′59.33″E / 50.7339917°N 7.0998139°E / 50.7339917; 7.0998139Coordinates: 50°44′02.37″N 7°5′59.33″E / 50.7339917°N 7.0998139°E / 50.7339917; 7.0998139
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. regionCologne
DestrictUrban destrict
Foondit1st century BC
 • Laird MayorAshok Sridharan (CDU)
 • Total141.22 km2 (54.53 sq mi)
60 m (200 ft)
 • Total331,885
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Diallin codes0228
Vehicle registrationBN

Bonn is ae city in Germany. Locatit in the Cologne/Bonn Region, aboot 25 kilometres sooth o Cologne on the river Rhine in the State o North Rhine-Westphalie, it wis the caipital o Wast Germany frae 1949 til 1990 an the offeecial seat o govrenment o unitit Germany frae 1990 til 1999. Stairtin in 1998, mony naitional govrenment institutions flittit frae Bonn til Berlin. Baith hooses o the German naitional parliament, the Bundestag an the Bundesrat, wis flittit alang wi the Chancellery an the residence o the Preses o Germany.

Bonn remains a centre o politics an admeenistration, housomeibver. Aboot hauf o aw govrenment jobs wur retained as mony govrenment depairtments remained in Bonn an numerous sub-ministerial level govrenment agencies relocatit tae the umwhile caipital frae Berlin an ither pairts o Germany. In recognition o this, the umwhile caipital nou hauds the title o Federal City ("Bundesstadt").

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Bonn is twinned wi:[2]

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  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2021" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 20 Juin 2022.
  2. "City Twinnings and Project Partnerships". 23 Juin 2008. Archived frae the original on 10 Apryle 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2010.
  3. "Opole Official Website - Twin Towns". (in English and Polish) © 2007-2009 Urząd Miasta Opola. Archived frae the original on 1 Februar 2014. Retrieved 18 Juin 2009.
  4. "Twin towns of Minsk". © 2008 The department of protocol and international relations of Minsk City Executive Committee. Archived frae the original on 30 August 2009. Retrieved 8 December 2008.
  5. Both City Are Once A Capital City Of There Countries And Have A Rich History Of Art Etc.