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World Map with Top Ten Countries by Coal Production

World Map shows top ten countries by hard coal production in million tonnes. While China is at the top spot, number two is United States followed by India.


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Description: World Map showing top ten coal producing countries in million tonnes. Disclaimer


Coal is a black sedimentary rock found in rock strata in layers called coal beds. It is a combustible resource and is composed of carbon, sulphur, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen.

Used primarily as a fuel, coal is also used for the production of electricity and other industrial purposes.

The World Map with top ten countries by coal production shows the top ten countries by hard coal production in million tonnes.

The map shows China as the largest producer of coal; in 2010 the country produced 3162 million tonnes of coal. The second-largest producer of coal is the United States followed by India, Australia, South Africa, Russia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Poland, and Colombia.

World Top Ten Countries by Coal Production
Ranking CountryThousand Short Tons
1China4374940
2United States984842
3India675467
4Indonesia538607
5Australia451472
6Russia388013
7South Africa282502
8Germany210493
9Poland157440
10Kazakhstan132167

Source: http://www.eia.gov/beta/international/

Last Updated : June 13, 2016
 

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