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Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne is located in France
Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 0°17′26″W / 48.7797°N 0.2906°W / 48.7797; -0.2906Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 0°17′26″W / 48.7797°N 0.2906°W / 48.7797; -0.2906
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Argentan
Canton Athis-de-l'Orne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Monique Guibout
Area1 3.81 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 77
 • Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 61378 / 61210
Elevation 121–231 m (397–758 ft)
(avg. 173 m or 568 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-sur-Orne is a former commune in the Orne department in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Putanges-le-Lac.[1] The 18th-century military, playwright and physician Guillaume-René Lefébure (1744–1806) was born in Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 26 November 2015 (French)