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07/18/2013 04:05 pm ET

McDonald's Map Illustrates Its Global Dominance (PHOTO)

There are a lot of McDonald's restaurants in the world. To be exact, 34,392 -- at least once the fast food chain opens its first ever location in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam will be the 116th country in the world to be home to a McDonald's eatery.

To mark the occasion, The Guardian developed an interactive map, seen below, which shows how the number of McDonald's locations changed between 2007 and 2012.

It certainly illustrates McDonald's staggering global presence. But the number of locations hasn't risen everywhere: In Japan, it fell.

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[h/t Eater]

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