It is the county town located in England stretching on an area of 45.59 km2, hosting a population estimated in 2017 to have been 152,450; “Oxanforda” which means (shallow crossing) in the river, where the cattle of oxen could pass unharmed.
Oxford city is famous for its nice skyline of Gothic towers and steeples, called the “City of Spires” most of which are related to the university, believed to be the ancient university all over England.
These buildings which belong to the university were established in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. The spectacular architecture of Oxford has been inspiring most of innovators for so long such as artists, scholars, writers, film-makers and scientists.
Why? Because the city is a major British and European centre concerning with arts, science, technology, and new and modern styles, which, in turn, became a wonderful place to live and study in.
The city is known for its shopping and entertainment centres, in addition to the neighbourhoods having a number of entertaining activities as cycling, camping, and long walks while breathing fresh air, whereby you become close to the light of London that is bright and illuminating.
Oxford decreed a city in 1542 when it had the privilege to be responsible for theatres and markets. In 1586 the University of Oxford was entrusted in printing books, and the Press of Oxford University is the biggest university press worldwide.