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|Population density||2,206 /km²|
|Coordinates||50°41′ N 07°9′ E|
|Licence plate code||BN|
|Mayor||Annette Schwolen-Flümann (CDU)|
Bad Godesberg became a municipal district of Bonn in 1969. It is located in the south of 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.
- 722 First official record of the town, which is located near a mountain (Godesberg) held holy to the god Wotan by the Ubii, a Germanic tribe.
- 1210 15 October: Archbishop of Cologne Dietrich I lays foundation stone of the Godesburg.
- 1583 17 December: Godesburg destroyed after Archbishop Gebhard Truchsess von Waldburg-Zeil hid there following his conversion to Protestantism.
- 1792 Godesberg becomes a spa resort
- 1925 Godesberg is allowed to call itself "Bad" Godesberg, identifying it as a spa.
- 1935 Bad Godesberg attains the status of a town
- 1959 The Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) decides on a new party program, the Godesberg Program
- 1969 Incorporated into the city of Bonn. Since that time, called "posh-part of Bonn".
 Twin Towns
The town is twinned with:
- Saint-Cloud in France (since 1957)
- Frascati in Italy (since 1960)
- [Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead|Windsor and Maidenhead]] in the United Kingdom (since 1960)
- Kortrijk in Belgium (since 1964).
 External links
- Official website (German)
- Bad Godesberg section of Bonn city website (English)
- Bad Godesberg webcam portal (German)
|Districts of Bonn|
Stadtbezirke: Bonn | Bad Godesberg | Beuel | Hardtberg