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Factors contributing to the character of places

Level:
AS, A-Level
Board:
AQA, Edexcel, OCR, IB, Eduqas, WJEC

Last updated 22 Mar 2021

Factors contributing to the character of places can be categorised into two groups - endogenous and exogenous.

Endogenous factors contributing to the character of places

Endogenous factors are the local, internal characteristics which create a place’s identity.

Some examples of endogenous factors are shown below.

​Endogenous factors contributing to the character of places

Exogenous factors contributing to the character of places

Exogenous factors are external influences on a place’s identity. They are caused by a place’s relationship with other places.

Exogenous factors contributing to the character of places​

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