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Hand-drawn map of Oxford, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire by Christopher Saxton from 1576. Oxonium Buckinghamia Berceria Atals.jpg
Hand-drawn map of Oxford, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire by Christopher Saxton from 1576.

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  1. Components may not sum to totals due to rounding
  2. includes hunting and forestry
  3. includes energy and construction
  4. includes financial intermediation services indirectly measured
  5. UK average index base = 100

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Amersham</span> Human settlement in England

Amersham is a market town and civil parish in Buckinghamshire, England, in the Chiltern Hills, 27 miles (43 km) northwest of central London, 15 miles (24 km) south-east of Aylesbury and 9 miles (14 km) north-east of High Wycombe. Amersham is part of the London commuter belt.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Beaconsfield</span> Human settlement in England

Beaconsfield is a market town and civil parish in Buckinghamshire, England, 23+12 miles northwest of central London and 16 miles southeast of Aylesbury. Three other towns are within five miles : Gerrards Cross, Amersham and High Wycombe.

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Aylesbury is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2019 by Rob Butler of the Conservative Party.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Wycombe (UK Parliament constituency)</span> Parliamentary constituency in Buckinghamshire

Wycombe is a constituency in Buckinghamshire represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Steve Baker, a Conservative.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Beaconsfield (UK Parliament constituency)</span> Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom since 1974

Beaconsfield is a constituency in Buckinghamshire represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2019 by Joy Morrissey of the Conservative Party. She succeeded Independent and former Conservative Dominic Grieve, whom she defeated following his suspension from the party. The constituency was established for the February 1974 general election.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Buckingham (UK Parliament constituency)</span> Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom since 1542

Buckingham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2019 by Greg Smith, a Conservative.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Chesham and Amersham (UK Parliament constituency)</span> Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom, 1974 onwards

Chesham and Amersham is a parliamentary constituency in Buckinghamshire, South East England, represented in the House of Commons by Sarah Green, a Liberal Democrat elected at a 2021 by-election.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Aylesbury railway station</span> Railway station in Buckinghamshire, England

Aylesbury railway station is a railway station in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, on the London–Aylesbury line from London Marylebone via Amersham. It is 38 miles (61 km) from Aylesbury to Marylebone. A branch line from Princes Risborough on the Chiltern Main Line terminates at the station. It was the terminus for London Underground's Metropolitan line until the service was cut back to Amersham in 1961. The station was also known as Aylesbury Town under the management of British Railways from c. 1948 until the 1960s.

The Berks & Bucks FA County Senior Cup is the Senior County Cup competition of the Berks & Bucks FA, which first took place in 1878–79 – a time when the FA Cup had only been going for seven years, there was no Football League, and most countries in the world did not have any football competitions at all.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Transport in Buckinghamshire</span>

Transport in Buckinghamshire has been shaped by its position within the United Kingdom. Most routes between the UK's two largest cities, London and Birmingham, pass through this county. The county's growing industry first brought canals to the area, then railways and then motorways.

Counties 1 Southern North is a division at level 7 of the English rugby union system. When league rugby first began in 1987 it was known as Southern Counties but since 1996 the division was split into two regional leagues – Southern Counties North and Southern Counties South. Counties 1 Southern North currently sits at the seventh tier of club rugby union in England and features teams based in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. The league champions at the end of each season are automatically promoted to Regional 2 South Central. Relegated teams usually drop to Counties 2 Berks/Bucks & Oxon North or Counties 2 Berks/Bucks & Oxon South.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Carousel Buses</span> Buckinghamshire bus operator

Carousel Buses Limited, trading as Carousel Buses, is a bus company based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. Originally an independent company, it is a subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group. It is grouped together with Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel, both of Oxfordshire, and with Pulham's Coaches of Gloucestershire, with the fleets of each operator regularly interchanged.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Fred Pooley</span> British architect

Fred Bernard Pooley CBE is best known as the county architect of Buckinghamshire, and for his futuristic monorail proposals for a new town in north Bucks that eventually became Milton Keynes. Pooley was born in West Ham, east London and trained at the Northern Polytechnic in the evenings, while working in the West Ham engineer's department by day. He qualified as an architect, planner and surveyor before serving with the Royal Engineers during World War II. He also qualified as a structural engineer and arbitrator.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Aylesbury Vale</span> Geographic region in Buckinghamshire, England

The Aylesbury Vale is a geographical region in Buckinghamshire, England, which is bounded by the City of Milton Keynes and West Northamptonshire to the north, Central Bedfordshire and the Borough of Dacorum (Hertfordshire) to the east, the Chiltern Hills to the south and South Oxfordshire to the west. It is named after Aylesbury, the county town of Buckinghamshire. Winslow and Buckingham are among the larger towns in the vale.

The Buckinghamshire Rugby Football Union is the governing body for the sport of rugby union in the county of Buckinghamshire in England. The union is the constituent body of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) for Buckinghamshire, and administers and organises rugby union clubs and competitions in the county. It also administers the Buckinghamshire county rugby representative teams. The union was founded at a meeting at High Wycombe on 16 July 1949 during a drinking session at one of the founders house.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">2021 Buckinghamshire Council election</span>

The 2021 Buckinghamshire Council election took place on 6 May 2021, alongside nationwide local elections. The election was originally due to take place in May 2020, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Buckinghamshire
Chiltern Hills - geograph.org.uk - 4531979.jpg
Temples and Follys Stowe landscape gardens 19.jpg
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The Chiltern Hills, the Rotunda in Stowe Gardens (bottom left), and the Peace Pagoda in Milton Keynes (bottom right)
Buckinghamshire UK locator map 2010.svg
Coordinates: 51°50′N0°50′W / 51.833°N 0.833°W / 51.833; -0.833
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region South East
Established Ancient
Time zone UTC±00:00 (Greenwich Mean Time)
  Summer (DST) UTC+01:00 (British Summer Time)
Members of Parliament 7 MPs
Police Thames Valley Police
Largest city Milton Keynes
Ceremonial county
Lord Lieutenant The Countess Howe DL
from 26 June 2020
High Sheriff Dame Ann Geraldine Limb [1]
Area1,874 km2 (724 sq mi)
  Ranked 32nd of 48
Population (2021)840,138
  Ranked 30th of 48
Density432/km2 (1,120/sq mi)
Ethnicity77.2% White
12,4%. Asian
5.0% Black
Mixed 3.7% [2]