Asked in Travel & Places, English to French
Bonn is the capital of which country in Europe?
Bonn is located in Germany...but it's not the capital. The capital of Germany is Berlin. Bonn served as the Capital of West Germany from 1949 until 1990 and the capital of a re-unified Germany until 1999. ...
Asked in Germany
What capital of the unified Germany formerly had a wall that divided the city?
Berlin is the capital of the unified Germany. When there was an East and West Germany the capital of the West was in Bonn. ...
What year was Bonn founded?
Most historians place the founding of the German city, Bonn over 2,000 years ago. For a time it served as the Capital of "West germany". Berlin is now the capital of the re-united Germany. ...
What is 'Bonn' when translated from German to Italian?
Bonn is a German loan word in Italian. Specifically, the word is a proper noun. It refers to the city which served as West Germany's capital from 1949 until 1990 and as united Germany's capital from 1990 until 1999. The pronunciation will be "bohn" in Italian. ...
Asked in Germany in WW2, History of Germany
What was the capital of West Germany before unfication?
Berlin was still the capital city of East Germany, but the West German seat of government was in Bonn. For this reason, West Germany is sometimes referred to in German as "Die Bonner Republik" or "The Bonn Republic". ...
Asked in Germany in WW2
What was the capital of west Germany from 1949-1990?
Bonn was the capital of Germany from 1949 - 1990. Bonn has 320.000 residents and is about 25km south of Cologne. ...
Asked in World War 2, World War 1, Winston Churchill
What happened in Bonn in World War Two?
BONN ESCAPED SERIOUS DESTRUCTION FROM ALLIED BOMBING AS WELL AS FROM GROUND FIGHTING-IT WAS A SMALL CITY WITH LITTLE INDUSTRY OR MILITARY IMPORTANCE-THAT WAS MAIN REASON THE POST-WAR GOVERNMENT DECIDED ON BONN AS ITS CAPITAL-NOT BERLIN OR MUNICH! MANY PEOPLE WERE ASTONISHED THAT THE LEADERS OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC WOULD CHOSE BONN INSTEAD OF A LARGER AND MORE INFLUENTIAL CITY. LESS THAN HALF THE CITY WAS DESTROYED OR DAMAGED. ...
Asked in Germany
What is the capital of Germany?
Since 1990, Berlin has again been the capital city of reunified Germany. When Germany was divided into east and west (1949-1990), the provisional capital of West Germany was Bonn and the capital of East Germany was East Berlin. Bonn served as the interim seat of government for the reunited country from 1990 to 1999. Currently the capitol of Germany is Berlin. ...