Bonn is a city in the federal state of North Rhine-Westfalia. It is located on either side of the Rhine River and at the foot of the Siebengebirge mountain range. Bonn was the capital of the German Federal Republic from 1949 to 1999. Even though Berlin is now the capital, Bonn is considered to be the country’s second political center. Bonn is a "United Nations City" and a center for international conferences.
Bonn has 27,000 students and is one of Germany's largest university cities. It is also a cultural and business center with museums, the Beethoven festival, and several corporate headquarters. You can find more information about Bonn in the link section "Living and Studying in Bonn".