Oxford is a City status in the United Kingdom, and the county town of Oxfordshire, in South East England. The city, made prominent by its medieval university, has a population of just under 165,000, with 153,900 living within the district boundary. The rivers River Cherwell and River Thames run through Oxford and meet south of the city centre. For a distance of some along the river, in the vicinity of Oxford, the Thames is known as the The Isis.
Buildings in Oxford demonstrate an example of every Architecture of the United Kingdom period since the arrival of the History of Anglo-Saxon England, 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 reference to the harmonious architecture of Oxford's university buildings. The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world..