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Oxford is an English city. It is Oxfordshire’s county town and the county’s only city. Its population was estimated to be 152,450 in 2017. It is situated 56 miles (90 kilometers) northwest of London, 64 miles (103 kilometers) southeast of Birmingham, and 61 miles (98 kilometers) northeast of Bristol. The city is home to the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and features buildings in every style of English architecture dating back to the late Anglo-Saxon period. Automobile manufacturing, education, publishing, information technology, and science are among the industries in Oxford.
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Oxford’s history in England dates back to its original settlement during the Saxon period. Originally of strategic importance due to its commanding location on the upper reaches of the River Thames at its confluence with the River Cherwell, the town grew in national importance during the early Norman period and became home to the fledgling University of Oxford in the late 12th century. During the Anarchy in 1142, the city was besieged.
The University rose to completely dominate the town, and by the middle of the 14th century, the history of the town was essentially a footnote to the history of the university. Oxford, a heavily ecclesiastical town, was greatly influenced by the changes brought about by the English Reformation, emerging as the seat of a bishopric and a full-fledged city. During the English Civil War, Oxford housed Charles I’s court.
The city began to grow industrially in the nineteenth century and experienced an industrial boom in the early twentieth century, with major printing and automobile manufacturing industries. These, like other British heavy industry, declined in the 1970s and 1980s, leaving behind a city that had grown far beyond the university town of the past.