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Sainte-Croix, Dordogne

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Sainte-Croix, Dordogne


Church and priory

Coordinates: 44°44′26″N 0°49′54″E / 44.7406°N 0.8317°E / 44.7406; 0.8317Coordinates: 44°44′26″N 0°49′54″E / 44.7406°N 0.8317°E / 44.7406; 0.8317

Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Bergerac
Canton Beaumont-du-Périgord
Intercommunality Pays Beaumontois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Heyraud
 • Land1 12.87 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 89
 • Population2 density 6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 24393 / 24440
Elevation 80–209 m (262–686 ft)
(avg. 165 m or 541 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Sainte-Croix (also Sainte-Croix-de-Beaumont) is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

It is an administrative centre with an ancient church and attached building that used to belong to the Knights Templar. According to the Sainte-Croix Community website, as of March 2007 the mayor of Sainte-Croix is M.Jean-Pierre Heyraud. The deputy mayor is Mme Annie Clavel and the 2nd assistant mayor is M. Jean-Guy Soulage. Sainte-Croix lies about 3 km to the east of the D660 road that links Beaumont-du-Périgord in the north and Monpazier in the south.


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External links

  • Official website
  • Website about Sainte-Croix
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