Keywords : The Choice of Location

The Choice of Location and the Possibility of Using it in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Ahmed Al-Braifkani

TANMIYAT AL-RAFIDAIN, 2006, Volume 28, Issue 83, Pages 119-132
DOI: 10.33899/tanra.2006.161644


The choice of location is regarded as one of the most important things in distributing economic activities. Therefore, many economists have tried to explain the settlement phenomenon throughout their theories, especially that these countries which are so-called the developing countries; need such studies just like these countries which so-called the development countries.
In this study, these theories are related to the locations that have been discussed depending on the settlement known as factors such as raw materials, market, manpower and energy. According to the great importance of settlement theories of 19th century, both capitalists and socialists worlds are represented by the system of the minimum costs whether transfer costs, working costs, the factors of gathered or non gathered population, and the system of complex relationships, the behavior system, settlement of all industrial projects as well as the policies that should be dependable in settlement the projects and the factors which is effect in the economical, social and natural settlement strategy and the possibility of making use of it in Kurdistan Region of Iraq according to these theories and factors in order to avoid falling dawn into the other mistakes.