Buckingham (/ˈbʌkɪŋ(h)əm/ BUK-ing-(h)əm) is a broadcast town in north Buckinghamshire, England, close to the borders of Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, which had a population of 12,043 at the 2011 Census. It is a civil parish next a town council.
Buckingham was the county town of Buckinghamshire from the 10th century, when it was made the capital of the newly formed shire of Buckingham, until Aylesbury took higher than this role yet to be in the 18th century.
Buckingham has a variety of restaurants and pubs, typical of a little market town. It has a number of local shops, both national and independent. Market days are Tuesday and Saturday which accept over Market Hill and the High Street cattle pens. Buckingham is twinned bearing in mind Mouvaux, France.