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Latest update : 2013-01-23

Fifty years of Franco-German friendship

More than 14,000 French people live in Berlin according to official figures, but the real figure could be double that. What's certain is that more and more French are making Germany, especially the capital, their home. Tuesday marks the 50the anniversary of the Franco-German Elysee treaty which sealed the bond between the two countries, France 24 met some of the French men and women who've fallen in love with the German way of life.

By Anne MAILLIET , Abby D'ARCY HUGHES

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