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European Region Paris Basin Learning Outcome Identify key points on Paris Basin – Sketch Map (Physical features, Urban area) – Climate / Soils/ Relief.

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2 European Region Paris Basin

3 Learning Outcome Identify key points on Paris Basin – Sketch Map (Physical features, Urban area) – Climate / Soils/ Relief – Primary – Secondary – Tertiary Review Exam Questions on Paris Basin

4 Physical Characteristics

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6 Low-lying Syncline in sedimentary rocks Rock layers folded in east Ridges or scarps on landscape

7 Fertile Vary depending on underlying rock Different soil types- different farming areas (pays) Limon soils- centre of region, productive agriculture (Ile De France)

8 Three Rivers Seine Somme Loire

9 Changes from West to East West; Maritime Summers cool Winters mild East; Continental Summers hot Winters cold Inbetween; Transitional

10 Paris Basin Primary Economic Activities

11 Important Factors Fertile soil Mild Climate Low-lying relief Educated farmers Proximity to wealthy urban market

12 Agriculture Fertile limon soil Mild climate, spring rainfall, long hours of sun Cereal crops- wheat, barley & maize Alluvial soils close to Seine Intensive commercial farming Mechanised farms Easy access to wealthy market

13 Agricultural Produce Wheat Barley Sugar beet Dairy farming (cheese & butter) Viticulture

14 Paris Basin Secondary Economic Activities

15 Attractive to Industry Access / Communications Population Agricultural Raw Materials Government Policy

16 Access / Communications River Seine Ports (Le Harve) Road & Rail networks focus on Paris TGV rail Metro Two international airports Direct link to London via Channel Tunnel

17 Population 21 million people – skilled labour force Wealthy Market for luxury goods

18 Agricultural Raw Materials Cereals Vines (Wine) Cattle (Cheese, Beef, Milk) Aromatic plants (Lavender) These supply the food processing & cosmetic industries

19 Government Policy Eight Competitive Clusters Bring industry, business & research together Eg; Cosmetic Valley 550 companies 47,000 jobs 11 billion turnover

20 Main manufactured products Cartier jewellery Yves Saint Laurent perfume Chanel fashion Citroen cars

21 Tertiary Economic Activities Paris Basin

22 Tourism 45 million tourists each year Paris attracts 33 million of those. Tourism accounts for 25% of jobs in Paris

23 Attractions Natural and Man-made attractions History Culture Scenery Fashion

24 Factors encouraging tourism Easily Accessible Air (3 international airports) road, rail (400 metro stations, TGV) Range of Accommodation Luxurious hotels to hostels Variety of Attractions

25 Attractions in Paris City Disneyland Resort Notre Dame Cathedral Louvre museum Eiffel Tower

26 Other attractions Fashion capital; Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent Boat trips on the river Seine Dance shows such as the Moulin Rouge

27 Attractions in the Paris Basin Region Medieval walled city Caen Beaches of Normandy (WW2 battle sites) Reims Cathedral Vineyards & Wine-tasting City of Versailles (history, art, architecture)

28 Exam Questions Examine the factors that influence the development of primary / secondary / tertiary economic activities in a European region that you have studied. (30m) With reference to any one European region which you have studied, explain in detail two reasons why tourists might visit the region. (30m)


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