World’s Top Diamond-Producing Countries by Value

There are two major diamond bands around planet Earth, and a smaller, 3rd one:
1) Northern band - includes Russia and Canada, two of the leading diamond-producing countries
2) Southern band - includes Southern African countries, such as Botswana, South Africa and Namibia, as well as Australia.
3) A third, center band, also has diamonds but of lower quantity and value - includes the Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone in Africa, and Venezuela and Brazil in South America.

Together, the top 10 countries produce more than 97% of the world’s diamond production
by value and 99% by volume.

The Top Ten World’s Top Diamond-Producing Countries by Value

1 Botswana
2 Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. ...read more.
3 Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, ...read more.
4 Namibia Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.
5 Angola
6 South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana ...read more.
7 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked sovereign state located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers.
8 Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.
9 Sierra Leone
10 Democratic Republic of The Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, DRC, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo is a country located in Central Africa.