Factors affecting the location of an economic activity in an MEDC

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Factors Influencing Industrial Location

  • United Kingdom Industry-fairly closely tied to where the raw materials were- "coal for power"
  • Divided into 2 things = PHYSICAL factors and SOCIO-ECONOMIC (HUMAN) factors

Physical Factors

  • Accessibility- site of the new factor needs to be accessible, so importing of raw materials and exporting of finished products is easy

 

  • Climate- affect where an industry is located- needs to attract workers to the area.

 

  • Land- site is very miportant. Flat land is the

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