Oxford

 Oxfordshire,  England,  United Kingdom

City • District • County Town

 

Historic

city and the county town of Oxfordshire. Famous for the University of Oxford, and its various colleges, Oxford is one of the most popular tourist cities in the UK. Oxford’s economy is diverse compared to other cities, with industries including education, motor manufacturing, information technology, and science parks. In 2011, it was named as the fastest growing city in the South East.

 OXFORDSHIRE
ENGLAND
UNITED KINGDOM

Nearest Major Settlements
– Reading
– London
– Birmingham

Population: 159,994 (2013)
– Rank
— in county: 1st
— in province: 44th
— in country: 52nd

Area: 17.60 sq mi
– Rank
— in county: 1st
— in province: 37th
— in country: 44th

Density: 9,091/sq mi
– Rank
— in county: 1st
— in province: 11th
— in country: 14th

Twin Towns
Grenoble

Government
– Council: Oxford City Council
— Website: www.oxford.gov.uk
– Constituencies: Oxford East • Oxford West and Abingdon
— MP: Andrew Smith (L)

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