The town hall of Croix-en-Ternois
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Régis Béron|
|Area1||6.62 km2 (2.56 sq mi)|
|• Density||39/km2 (100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|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.
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
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.
|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
- The church of St.Martin, dating from the nineteenth century
- Remains of a 15th-century castle.
- The eighteenth-century château.
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