Germany Is Home To Record Number Of Foreigners

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Married couple Sebahattin and Sefalt Hisarci sit on chairs in front... News PhotoBerlin,Bestof,Bestpix,Couple - Relationship,Cultures,District,Germany,Horizontal,Human Interest,Married,Neukoelln,Sitting,Social Issues,Store,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesBERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 02: Married couple Sebahattin and Sefalt Hisarci sit on chairs in front of a shop at Karl-Marx-Platz in Neukoelln district on November 02, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Sebahattin and Sefalt Hisarci living in Germany since 1972. He was working as a metallworker and truckdriver an she worked as a housekeeper. According to recently published statistics, 7.2 million foreigners were living in Germany by the end of 2012, which is the highest number ever recorded. Of those 80% are from countries in the European Union, while the rest come primarily from Turkey, Russia, the former Soviet states and Arab countries. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)