Oxfordshire Quick Facts & Figures

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The county of Oxfordshire are located in the South of England close to both London and the Midlands region.. The largest cities and towns in the area are Oxford, Banbury, Bicester, Didcot and Henley-on-Thames. The county is famous for its association with the historic city of Oxford and its most famous attraction, Oxford University.

Oxfordshire is a county with plenty of open green places around the cities and towns offering visitors a good mix of town and country. The county attracts many visitors each year both from across the UK and internationally drawn primarily to the city of Oxford and the various colleagues of Oxford University. Oxfordshire county also has plenty to offer visitors outside the city of Oxford with a range of historic attractions including castles, museums, parks and a world heritage site at Blenheim Palace. The county also includes the Chiltern Hills and Cotswolds Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), offering visitors a choice of areas to explore.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Oxfordshire Quick Facts

Population: 649,000

Region: South East England

Area total: 1,006 sq km

Languages: English

Demonym: Oxonians (Oxford)

Dialling Code: 01865 (Oxford), 01295 (Banbury), 01869 (Bicester), 01491 (Henley-on-Thames), 01235 (Didcot & Abingdon), 01993 (Woodstock)

Postcode Area OX (Oxford), OX16 (Banbury), OX25-27 (Bicester), OX11 (Didcot), OX14 (Abingdon), OX20 (Woodstock), RG9 (Henley-on-Thames)

Closest Airports: Heathrow Airport, London Luton Airport

Local Food: Oxford Sausages, Oxford Blue Cheese and Banbury Cakes.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Oxford, Bicester, Banbury, Abingdon, Didcot, Henley-on-Thames, Chipping North, Faringdon, Thame, Wallingford, Watlington and Woodstock

Famous Attractions: Oxford University, Didcot Railway Centre, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Blenheim Palace, Uffington White Horse, Broughton Castle, Chiltern Hills, Chipping Norton Museum, Oxfordshire Cotswolds, Stonor House.





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