Oxfordshire

 

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Oxfordshire: 51.761206, -1.246467

Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon) is a historic county in the south-east of England. It borders Buckinghamshire to the east, Berkshire to the south, Wiltshire to the south-west, Gloucestershire to the west and Warwickshire to the north/north west. The county town is Oxford, where the county council has its headquarters.

The Vale of the White Horse district and parts of the South Oxfordshire administrative district south of the River Thames were historically part of Berkshire, but were added to the administrative county of Oxfordshire in 1974. Conversely, the Caversham area of Reading, now administratively in Berkshire, was historically part of Oxfordshire as was the parish of Stokenchurch, now administratively in Buckinghamshire.

Oxford University is the oldest English speaking university in the world, dating back to the end of the 12th century (The University of Cambridge was actually founded by Oxford students who were fleeing Oxford following riots that erupted in 1209 between students and townspeople).

Although largely rural, the county features the Science Vale UK area in the south of the county with 13 per cent of research and development employment in South East England and four per cent of employment in England. There are also a number of performance motorsport companies in the county.

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