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By the year 2012, according to the available information, which country is the largest producer of bauxite in the world?
1. Brazil
2. India
3. Australia 
4. Indonesia

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Australia 

The correct answer is Australia.

  • Australia is the world's biggest bauxite producer, it produced 76.28 million tonnes (Mt) of bauxite in 2012 accounting for about 31% of the world's output.
  • Australia's bauxite resources (all categories) add up to a total of 9833 Mt of which Western Australia holds 55%, Queensland 42%, and the Northern Territory, New South Wales, and Tasmania hold 2% or less.

About Australia:

  • Prime Minister - Scott Morrison.
  • Capital - Canberra.
  • Currency - Australian dollars (AUD).
  • It is also known as "the Land Down Under".

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