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Which Country has Most Gold in the World


Gold is a much precious metal in the world its color is bright yellow. it is used in different way and most of its usage is in jewelry .Its mines are in several countries so it is produced there. According to an estimate in 2012, A ranking list of Top 10 Countries was prepared which is as follows:

Top 10 Largest Producers of Gold In the World

RankCountryGold Production (Kilograms)
1.  China370,000
2.  Australia250,000
3.  United States230,000
4.  Russia205,000
6.  South Africa170,000
6.  Peru165,000
7.  Canada102,000
8.  Indonesia95,000
9.  Uzbekistan90,000
10.  Ghana89,000


24k is the purest form of this precious metal which is mostly used in the preparation of jewelry. Gold is available in different caratage. Lowest caratage  i,e 22k,18k,14k and 10k includes high ratio of copper or other metals.

Today China is the Leading nation which produces most gold in all over the countries.


It is the most advanced and developed  nation in the world. In accordance to the estimates of 2012, Its total GDP was $12.382 trillion and per capital GDP was $9,146 .

China  is the largest producer of Gold in all over the countries. It produces 370,000 KG gold per year. Which is the record production in the world.

It is the most populous country in all over the world having the total population of more than 1.3 billion. It is located in Asia continent. It is covering the total land area of 9,706,961 square kilometers and 2.8% of its area is covered by water.Its capital is Beijing while Shanghai is the largest city of this country. Chinese is the official language but some other languages are also spoken in its different territories. Its official currency is Renminbi (yuan) (¥) or CNY .

Following are some other countries which are biggest producers after the above ranked countries.

  • Mali,
  • Mexico, 
  • Papua New Guinea,
  • Argentina,
  • Brazil,
  • Tanzania,
  • Philippines,
  • Mongolia, and
  • Guinea
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