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Top 10 Gold Producing Countries in 2015

/ May 25, 2015

5. South Africa (190,000 kg per year)

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.

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Gold Mine, Johannesburg, South-Africa

6. Peru (150,000 kg per year)

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.

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Yanacocha Gold-Mine, Cajamarca, Peru