Witwatersrand Basin. Discovery of the basin’s treasures prompted a gold rush in the late 1800s

 Scandinavian country actually owns 125.72 tons of gold bars

The country itself has also got a substantial reserve of gold: 153.74 tons of the stuff to be precise

The Philippines is one of Asia's largest gold producers. Although mining is big business here, it's thought that much of the country's gold remains untapped

Venezuela was in the top 20 gold owners until a few years ago

 Austria recorded as holding 279.99 tons of gold, over 35 tons more than Thailand

United Kingdom: 310.29 tons

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