South Africa is the top gold producer in the African continent; and there is still 6,000 tons left. Till the year 2006, South Africa was the largest producer of gold in the world. Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city, was a result of gold rush in 1886.
Peru is the largest gold producing nation in Latin America. In fact it is the second largest gold producing country in the Americas; only next to the United States of America. The country is making money through its gold. Mining has increased by 400 percent in the past decade in this nation.