Sainte-Croix, Dordogne

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Church and priory
Church and priory
Sainte-Croix is located in France
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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Bergerac
Canton Beaumont-du-Périgord
Intercommunality Pays Beaumontois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Heyraud
Area1 12.87 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 89
 • Density 6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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 Nouvelle-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.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 134 —    
1968 113 −15.7%
1975 91 −19.5%
1982 84 −7.7%
1990 94 +11.9%
1999 95 +1.1%
2008 89 −6.3%

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