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Burger King
Public (NYSEBKC)
Industry Fast food
Founded 1954 in Miami, Florida
Founder James McLamore
Headquarters Miami, Florida, USA
Key people
John Chidsey, CEO; James McLamore and David Edgerton, Founders
Products Fast food (including hamburgers, french fries and milkshakes)
Revenue Increase$1.94 billion USD (2005)
Operating income
Increase$151.00 million USD (2005)
Increase$47.00 million USD (2005)
Number of employees
30,300 (2006)

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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