Senegal
20% of export earnings come from the mining sector
Minerals include: Gold, phosphates and mineral sands
GDP: $14.29 billion (2011)
Land Area: 196 700km²
Population: 12.77 million
AM Series: 11 mining companies operating in Senegal
Mali
Gold is the largest mineral export
Minerals include: Gold, uranium and bauxite
GDP: $10.59billion (2011)
Land Area: 1 240 000km²
Population: 15.84 million
AM Series: 34 mining companies operating in Mali
Burkina Faso
4th largest gold producer in Africa
Minerals include: Gold, manganese and zinc
GDP: $10.19 billion (2011)
Land Area: 274 000km²
Population: 16.97 million
AM Series: 38 mining companies operating in Burkina Faso
Cote d'Ivoire
Crude Oil reserves of 100 million barrels
Minerals include: Gold, oil and copper
GDP: $24.07 billion (2011)
Land Area: 322 500km²
Population: 20.15 million
AM Series: 14 mining companies operating in Cote d'Ivoire
Ghana
2nd largest gold producer in Africa
Minerals include: Gold, manganese and bauxite
GDP: $39.20 billion (2011)
Land Area: 238 500km²
Population: 24.97 million
AM Series: 35 mining companies operating in Ghana
Nigeria
Largest oil producer in Africa
Minerals include: Gold, oil and iron
GDP: $235.92 billion (2011)
Land Area: 923 800km²
Population: 162.47 million
AM Series: 6 mining companies operating in Nigeria
Eritrea
550kg of artisanal gold production per year
Minerals include: Copper, zinc and lead
GDP: $4.04 billion (2011)
Land Area: 101 000km²
Population: 6.08 million
AM Series: 5 mining companies operating in Eritrea
Cameroon
Petroleum makes up 50% of exports
Minerals include: Gold, iron and oil
GDP: $25.46 billion (2011)
Land Area: 475 400km²
Population: 20.03 million
AM Series: 12 mining companies operating in Cameroon
Republic Of Congo
Oil makes up 50% of exports
Minerals include: Gold, iron and oil
GDP: $18.07billion (2011)
Land Area: 341 500km²
Population: 4.37 million
AM Series: 9 mining companies operating in the Republic of Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo
The mining sector makes up 90% of exports
Minerals include: Copper, cobalt and diamonds
GDP: $25.29billion (2011)
Land Area: 2 267 048km²
Population: 73.59 million
AM Series: 28 mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Tanzania
3rd largest gold producer in Africa
Minerals include: Gemstones, nickel and diamonds
GDP: $67.9 billion (2011)
Land Area: 855 800km²
Population: 46.91 million
AM Series: 48 mining companies operating in Tanzania
Zambia
Second largest cobalt producer in the world
Minerals include: Copper, lead and zinc
GDP: $21.88billion (2011)
Land Area: 743 398 km²
Population: 13.82 million
AM Series: 24 mining companies operating in Zambia
Zimbabwe
Gold is the largest mineral export
Minerals include: Gold, chromite and coal
GDP: $6.47billion (2011)
Land Area: 390 757km²
Population: 12.62 million
AM Series: 16 mining companies operating in Zimbabwe
Botswana
World's leading diamond producer
Minerals include: Copper, nickel and cobalt
GDP: $29.85billion (2011)
Land Area: 566 730 km²
Population: 2.10 million
AM Series: 29 mining companies operating in Botswana
Namibia
Largest uranium producer in Africa
Minerals include: Diamonds, uranium and gold
GDP: $15.93billion (2011)
Land Area: 823 290km²
Population: 2.17 million
AM Series: 41 mining companies operating in Namibia
South Africa
Largest gold producer in Africa
Minerals include: Gold, platinum and diamonds
GDP: $408.24 billion (2011)
Land Area: 1 221 000km²
Population: 51.77 million
AM Series: 115 mining companies operating in South Africa