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Burger King
Type Public (NYSEBKC)
Industry Fast food
When it was created 1954 in Miami, Florida
People who started it James McLamore
Headquarters Miami, Florida, USA
Key people John Chidsey, CEO; James McLamore and David Edgerton, Founders
Things made Fast food (including hamburgers, french fries and milkshakes)
Money earned Increase$1.94 billion USD (2005)
Operating income Increase$151.00 million USD (2005)
Net income Increase$47.00 million USD (2005)
Employees 30,300 (2006)
Website www.bk.com

Burger King (often shorted as BK) is a fast food restaurant. It sells hamburgers, French fries, and soft drinks. In Australia it is known as Hungry Jack's. It was created in 1954 in Miami, Florida, United States by James McLamore and David Edgerton. They have many restaurants world-wide.

Burger King, Boar Lane, Leeds (11th April 2011)
Burger King in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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