Oswestry is a market town, civil parish and historic railway town in , England, close to the Welsh border. It is at the junction of the A5, A483 and A495 roads.

Notable Places in the Area

is a medieval castle in the town of Oswestry, Shropshire, England. Photo: Jaggery, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a castle in northern , England, owned and managed by the Preservation Fund. is situated 2½ miles northeast of Oswestry. Photo: AtticTapestry, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The in , near Oswestry, Shropshire, England is a specialist orthopaedic hospital which provides elective orthopaedic surgery. Photo: Richard Hoare, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Daveyonthemove, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village in , England, about 3 miles north of Oswestry. is situated 2½ miles north of Oswestry. Photo: El Pollock, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village in north west , England. is situated 2½ miles northeast of Oswestry. Photo: AtticTapestry, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small village located approximately 3 miles south-west of Oswestry, and 3 miles east of the England-Wales border, in , England. is situated 2½ miles southwest of Oswestry. Photo: John Haynes, CC BY-SA 2.0.


52.8603° or 52° 51' 37.1" north
-3.0548° or 3° 3' 17.4" west
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United Nations Location Code
446 feet (136 metres)
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node 29760180
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Oswestry
  • Bengali: ওসওয়েস্ট্রি
  • Breton: Oswestry
  • Bulgarian: Озуъстри
  • Catalan: Oswestry
  • Cebuano: Oswestry
  • Chinese: Oswestry
  • Chinese: 奥斯沃斯特里
  • Chinese: 奧斯沃斯特里
  • Czech: Oswestry
  • Dutch: Oswestry
  • English: Croesoswallt
  • English: Oswestry, Shropshire
  • Esperanto: Oswestry
  • Finnish: Oswestry
  • French: Oswestry
  • German: Oswestry
  • Greek: Όσβεστρι
  • Gujarati: ઓસ્વેસ્ટ્રી
  • Hebrew: אוסווסטרי, שרופשייר
  • Irish: Oswestry
  • Italian: Oswestry
  • Japanese: オスウェストリー
  • Japanese: オズウェストリ
  • Kannada: ಓಸ್ವೆಸ್ಟ್ರಿ
  • Korean: 오스웨스트리
  • Latin: Album Monasterium
  • Latin: Blancmonasterium
  • Latin: Crux Oswaldi
  • Latin: Oswestria
  • Lithuanian: Osvestris
  • Lithuanian: Oswestry
  • Lithuanian: Ozvestris
  • Min Nan Chinese: Oswestry (Shropshire)
  • Northern Sami: Croesoswallt
  • Norwegian: Oswestry
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Oswestry
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Oswestry
  • Persian: اوسوستری
  • Polish: Oswestry
  • Portuguese: Oswestry
  • Romanian: Oswestry
  • Russian: Озуэстри
  • Russian: Освестри
  • South Azerbaijani: اوسوستری
  • Spanish: Croesoswallt
  • Spanish: Oswestry
  • Swedish: Oswestry
  • Tajik: Освестри
  • Tajik: Освестрӣ
  • Tamil: ஆஸ்வீஸ்டரி
  • Telugu: ఓస్వేస్త్రి
  • Turkish: Oswestry
  • Ukrainian: Освестрі
  • Urdu: وسویستری
  • Volapük: Oswestry
  • Welsh: Croes-oswallt
  • Welsh: Croesoswallt

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