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Bonn in figures

Bonn, the federal city on the Rhine, is the second political center of the Federal Republic of Germany. It is the German city of the United Nations and the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven. Here, the Rhenish way of life meets art and culture, science and research meets trade, crafts and industry. Tradition meets progress. Carnival, the Beethovenfest and Pützchens Jahrmarkt are celebrated here. Bonn is a sports city and the city of conferences and congresses.

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City area

Total area: 141.1 km². Built-up area: 46.7 km², or roughly one third of the total city area (33.1 %). Forests extend over 39.8 km².

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  • Foto: Michael Sondermann/Bundesstadt Bonn

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