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Top 10 Diamond Producing Countries

Can you name the countries that mine the greatest quantity of diamond gemstones?
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First submittedJanuary 30, 2014
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Carats
Country
39.1 mil
Russia
22.9 mil
Botswana
17.6 mil
Canada
14.1 mil
D.R. Congo
9.7 mil
South Africa
Carats
Country
8.7 mil
Angola
4.2 mil
Zimbabwe
1.8 mil
Namibia
0.8 mil
Sierra Leone
0.3 mil
Lesotho
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Level 17
Dec 17, 2016
i got angola with one second to go
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Level 45
Dec 17, 2016
Can't believe Sierra Leone is the least guessed. Got that one first.
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Level 89
Dec 19, 2016
Me to. The film Blood Diamond is taking place in Sierra Leone.
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Level 70
Feb 4, 2017
Which is based on the civil war it fueled.
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Level 41
Feb 4, 2017
or Diamonds in Sierra Leone (I'm not a Kanye fan)
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Level 70
Oct 15, 2018
Yeah, same. Sierra Leone, Russia, and South Africa were the three most obvious ones, I thought.
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Level 84
Dec 20, 2016
Really thought South Africa would be higher.
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Level 61
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 72
Sep 26, 2022
As of now, it's the most guessed by far.
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Level 85
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 70
Feb 4, 2017
Similar to Russia, the Canadian North, (in particular Nunavut), has large diamond resources.
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Level 56
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 43
Feb 6, 2017
I guessed Canada, but prior to this quiz didn't know Nunavut.
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Level 52
Feb 4, 2017
Missed Lesotho but got South Africa. Damn
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Level 46
Feb 4, 2017
All 27 secons to go.
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Level 42
Feb 4, 2017
Got all the African Countries Missed the two that weren't
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Level 49
Feb 4, 2017
Thanks Cecil Rhodes.
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Level 67
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 29
Feb 6, 2017
At first - got 6.

At second - got 10.

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Level 35
Feb 7, 2017
I knew sierra leone from that kanye west song
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Level 67
Feb 17, 2024
Yup
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Level 55
Apr 24, 2020
Very important fact: If you put some countries together, you can make Hungary Vatican Wales eating Turkey. You’re welcome
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Level 59
Sep 20, 2021
only got russia
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Level 54
Nov 5, 2021
No one knows Blood Diamond?
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Level 40
Apr 3, 2022
bruh this is so hard i swear
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Level 52
Feb 19, 2024
briough not so hard
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Level 45
Oct 6, 2023
ye coming in clutch 💯
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Level 67
Feb 17, 2024
Got Sierra Leone from Kanye lol