"the City of Dreaming Spires"
"Fortis est veritas" "The truth is strong"
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||South East England|
|Admin HQ||Oxford City Centre|
|• Governing body||Oxford City Council|
|• Sheriff of Oxford||Dick Wolff|
|• MPs||Anneliese Dodds (Labour Co-op, Oxford East)|
Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat, Oxford West and Abingdon)
|• City and non-metropolitan district||17.60 sq mi (45.59 km2)|
|• City and non-metropolitan district||162,100|
|• Density||8,500/sq mi (3,270/km2)|
|• Ethnicity (2021)||54.0% White British|
16.7% Other White
15.4% British Asian
5.6% Mixed Race
|Time zone||UTC0 (GMT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (BST)|
|ONS code||38UC (ONS)|
|OS grid reference|
|Fire & Rescue||Oxfordshire|
Oxford (//) is the only city in Oxfordshire, England, of which it is the county town. It had a population of 162,100 at the 2021 census. It is 56 miles (90 km) north-west of London, 64 miles (103 km) south-east of Birmingham and 61 miles (98 km) north-east of Bristol. The city is home to the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world; it has buildings in every style of English architecture since late Anglo-Saxon. Oxford's industries include motor manufacturing, education, publishing, information technology and science.