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The Bonn Region: high class business location

The Bonn Region is a prospering economic, scientific and innovation location with a balanced mix of future oriented and traditional industries. It offers companies excellent development opportunities and a optimal infrastructure. The Bonn Region includes the federal city of Bonn as well as the Rhein-Sieg district and the district of Ahrweiler with a total of 27 cities and municipalities. About 1.1 million people live and work on an area of ​​around 2,000 km2. The business location has grown steadily in recent years and offers companies ideal conditions. As the former capital region, the site has undergone a unique structural transformation and is today defined by five unique selling points:

  • Business Location: Strong „Mittelstand“ and global corporations
  • Federal City: Second political center in Germany with ministries, supreme federal authorities and associated associations and non-governmental organizations (NGO’S)
  • International Location: United Nations City with 18 UN agencies
  • Science Location: More than 180 science institutions and major science funding organizations
  • Location with a high quality of life


Successful structural change

Bonn is the birthplace of the Basic Law and the Federal Republic of Germany. As the capital, Bonn has set the path for Germany to be accepted back into the international community after the Second World War. With the reunification and the relocation of the capital to Berlin, Bonn and the entire region had to work on a profound structural change. With the privatization of the post office ministry into Deutsche Telekom and Deutsche Post DHL, the declaration of Bonn as the UN city of Germany and not insignificant compensating means, a unique structural change was achieved. Bonn is today a prospering business location for which the function as a federal city, the second political center of the Federal Republic of Germany, still plays an important role.