Bad Godesberg

Bad Godesberg (bät gōˈdəsbĕrk) [key], part of Bonn, North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Rhine River. It is the site of numerous foreign embassies and government agencies as well as residences of diplomats and government officials. It is also a resort noted for its radioactive mineral springs. In Sept., 1938, Adolf Hitler and British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain met there (see Munich Pact). Bad Godesberg was incorporated into Bonn in 1969.

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