Croix-en-Ternois

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Croix-en-Ternois
Croix-en-Ternois is located in France
Croix-en-Ternois
Croix-en-Ternois
Coordinates: 50°23′02″N 2°16′57″E / 50.3839°N 2.2825°E / 50.3839; 2.2825Coordinates: 50°23′02″N 2°16′57″E / 50.3839°N 2.2825°E / 50.3839; 2.2825
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Saint-Polois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Régis Béron
Area
 • Land1 6.62 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 255
 • Population2 density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62260 / 62130
Elevation 99–151 m (325–495 ft)
(avg. 152 m or 499 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.

Croix-en-Ternois is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming town located 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Arras at the junction of the N39 and D100 roads. Croix-en-Ternois is about 60 kilometres (37.3 mi) south of Calais.

Motorcycle race track[edit]

Croix-en-Ternois has a small motorcycle race track named Circuit de Croix-en-Ternois. The circuit is just over 1.6 kilometres (1 mi) long and is known for its long main straight and twisty in-field section. The circuit is used very regularly for various car and bike race meetings, and is also frequently open for track days. The circuit is also used by the British Motorcycle Racing Club (BEMSEE) as a round of their annual race calendar.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Croix-en-Ternois
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 202 208 193 196 218 255
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the nineteenth century
  • Remains of a 15th-century castle.
  • The eighteenth-century château.

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