Sister cities of Oxford
Oxford // is a city in central southern England. It is the county town of Oxfordshire and forms a district within the county. It has a population of 150,200, and lies within the Oxford metropolitan area with a population of 244,000. Oxford is one of the UK's fastest growing cities, in terms of population.
Oxford has a diverse economic base. Its industries include motor manufacturing, education, publishing and a large number of information technology and science-based businesses.
The city is known worldwide as a university town and home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the country and in the English-speaking world.
Buildings in Oxford demonstrate examples of every English architectural period since the arrival of the Saxons, including the iconic, mid-18th-century Radcliffe Camera. Oxford is known as the "city of dreaming spires", a term coined by poet Matthew Arnold in his poem Thyrsis, referring to the harmonious architecture of Oxford's university buildings.
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