What factors contribute to the location of aluminium industry? What are the uses of aluminium?

The the answer to first question of yours has been provided below-
The prime factors in location of aluminium smelting industries are as follows :
(i) Assured source of raw material, bauxite, at minimum cost as it is a bulky material at 4 to 6 tonnes of bauxite are required to manufacture 1 tonne of aluminium.
(ii) 18600 kwh of electricity is required per ton of ore for smelting of aluminium. Hence, regular supply of power is another important factor for location of the industry.
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