Aylesbury

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Coordinates: 51°49′00″N 0°48′45″W / 51.8168°N 0.8124°W / 51.8168; -0.8124

Aylesbury
Kingsbury Square Aylesbury Bucks.jpg
Kingsbury, Aylesbury
Aylesbury Clocktower.JPG
Aylesbury Clocktower
Aylesbury is located in Buckinghamshire
Aylesbury

 Aylesbury shown within Buckinghamshire
Population 56,392 [1]


Urban area 69,021


Aylesbury Vale district 174,900
OS grid reference SP818138
    - London  36 miles (58 km) 
Civil parish Aylesbury
District Aylesbury Vale
Shire county Buckinghamshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town AYLESBURY
Postcode district HP19, HP20, HP21
Dialling code 01296
Police Thames Valley
Fire Buckinghamshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Aylesbury
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire

Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire in south central England. It had a population in 2001 of 65,173. Aylesbury is near London. Aylesbury was a major market town in Anglo-Saxon times. Aylesbury replaced Buckingham as the county town of Buckinghamshire in 1529 by order of King Henry VIII.

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