Sainte-Croix, Saône-et-Loire

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Sainte-Croix is located in France
Coordinates: 46°34′21″N 5°14′49″E / 46.5725°N 5.2469°E / 46.5725; 5.2469Coordinates: 46°34′21″N 5°14′49″E / 46.5725°N 5.2469°E / 46.5725; 5.2469
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Louhans
Canton Cuiseaux
Area1 20.87 km2 (8.06 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 552
 • Density 26/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71401 /71470
Elevation 177–210 m (581–689 ft)
(avg. 185 m or 607 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 is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France. The multi award-winning writer Rose Vincent (1918–2011) was born in Sainte-Croix


The Solnan forms most of the commune's eastern border. The Sâne Morte forms part of the commune's southern border, flows northwestward through the commune, then forms most of its north-western border.

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