Place:Oakham, Rutland, England

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NameOakham
TypeTown
Coordinates52.667°N 0.733°W
Located inRutland, England
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Oakham is the county town of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. south-east of Nottingham, east of Leicester and west of Peterborough, Oakham has a population of 9,975.[1]

Oakham lies to the west of Rutland Water, one of the largest man-made lakes in Europe. It is in the Vale of Catmose and is built on an incline, varying from 99m to 122m above sea level. It is twinned with Barmstedt, Germany, and Dodgeville, Wisconsin, U.S.A..

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