The Orapa diamond mine (Location :Latitude -21.2833333; Longtitude25.3666667) is the world's largest diamond mine. The mine is located in Boteti Sub-District Botswana about 240 kilometers (150 miles) west of the city of Francistown. Orapa ("resting place for lions") is owned by Debswana, a partnership between the De Beers company and the government of Botswana. It is the oldest of four mines operated by the company, having begun operations in July 1971.
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