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10 Largest Gold Reserves By Country: Where Does Your Country Rank?

According to the latest report from the World Gold Council, central banks added 336.2 tonnes of gold to their reserves in the second half of 2015, up from 252.1 tonnes in the first half of the year. Using the WGC's data, we put together a list of the biggest gold hoarders out there. Check them out below.

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Where On Earth Is the World’s Gold?

Within the planet’s crust, there is only 1 gram of gold for every 250 tonnes (550,000 lbs) of earth. Gold’s rarity means that finding economic deposits is extremely difficult. To understand how gold mining and supply work, we must first unearth how gold deposits form. This infographic, part two in our 2014 Gold Series, covers the full supply picture behind the yellow metal.

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10 Largest Gold Reserves By Country

Gold definitely has caught the public's attention; for proof, just look at the number of cash for gold ads. Gold has been rising since 2001 and its near vertical rise over the last two years helps explain some of the recent fascination, but political actions have helped as well. In the United States, Rep. Ron Paul and others have called for a return to the gold standard. Elsewhere, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez recently nationalized his country's gold industries, and some analysts have said countries should dip into their gold reserves to alleviate the sovereign debt crisis. With all these recent stories, we wanted to see which countries actually have the most gold in their reserves, based on information from the World Gold Council. [Take a look at the list below.] Words: 565

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