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Top 10 Diamond Producing Countries

Name the countries that produce the greatest quantity of diamond gemstones.
For 2015, according to the USGS. Full list here
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First submittedJanuary 30, 2014
Last updatedDecember 16, 2016
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Carats
Country
21,500,000
Russia
17,300,000
Botswana
12,000,000
Canada
7,100,000
Angola
6,000,000
South Africa
Carats
Country
3,150,000
D.R. Congo
1,920,000
Namibia
500,000
Sierra Leone
500,000
Zimbabwe
350,000
Lesotho
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level 78
Dec 17, 2016
Australia slipped out of the top ten.
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level 20
Dec 17, 2016
i got angola with one second to go
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level 46
Dec 17, 2016
Can't believe Sierra Leone is the least guessed. Got that one first.
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level 78
Dec 19, 2016
Me to. The film Blood Diamond is taking place in Sierra Leone.
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level 61
Feb 4, 2017
Which is based on the civil war it fueled.
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level 45
Feb 4, 2017
or Diamonds in Sierra Leone (I'm not a Kanye fan)
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level 63
Oct 15, 2018
Yeah, same. Sierra Leone, Russia, and South Africa were the three most obvious ones, I thought.
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level 79
Dec 20, 2016
Really thought South Africa would be higher.
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level 52
Feb 4, 2017
I did too; it's the first country that comes to my mind when thinking of diamond production
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level 76
Jan 10, 2017
I somehow managed to get all but the top 3! Also, never knew Canada was a source for diamonds.
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level 60
Feb 4, 2017
Similar to Russia, the Canadian North, (in particular Nunavut), has large diamond resources.
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level 59
Feb 4, 2017
When a country is as vast as Russia or Canada, any kind of resources ought to show up somewhere.
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level 44
Feb 6, 2017
I guessed Canada, but prior to this quiz didn't know Nunavut.
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level 46
Feb 4, 2017
Missed Lesotho but got South Africa. Damn
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level 32
Feb 4, 2017
All 27 secons to go.
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level 44
Feb 4, 2017
Got all the African Countries Missed the two that weren't
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level 72
Apr 19, 2017
me too...the only non african country i tried was armenia
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level 49
Feb 4, 2017
Thanks Cecil Rhodes.
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level 56
Feb 5, 2017
I quickly discovered that racking my brains for countries that were near South Africa was a successful strategy- think Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Angola, Namibia
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level 28
Feb 6, 2017
At first - got 6. At second - got 10.
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level 30
Feb 7, 2017
I knew sierra leone from that kanye west song
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level 72
Apr 19, 2017
and not from the di caprio movie?
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level 22
Oct 31, 2018
i thought italy was in germany