Santa Cruz das Flores

Infobox_Municipality_pt
official_name = Santa Cruz das Flores


image_coat_of_arms = SCF.png

Region = A.R. of Azores
Subregion = A.R. of Azores
District = A.R. of Azores
Mayor_name = Manuel Pereira
Mayor_party = PS
area_total = 70.9
population_total = 2,500
population_density = 35
Parishes = 4
coor = 39º26'N 31º08'W
params = 39_26_N_31_08_W
occasion = Saint John
day = June 24
website = http://www.virtualazores.pt
footnotes =

Santa Cruz das Flores (pron. IPA2|'sɐ̃tɐ kɾuʃ dɐʃ 'floɾɨʃ) is a municipality in Portugal, located in the Flores Island, in the western part of the autonomous region of Azores with a total area of 70.9 km² and a total population of 2,500 inhabitants.

The municipality is composed of 4 parishes.

The present mayor is Manuel Alberto da Silva Pereira, elected by the Socialist Party.

The municipal holiday is June 24.

ettlements and geographic areas

The population is 2,493("2001") and the area is 72.11 km². The municipality is in the Northern portion of the island of Flores. It is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on all sides except South, where is borders Lajes das Flores to the south; Corvo is visible from the North coast.

Santa Cruz has a few schools, a lyceum, a gymnasium, churches and squares ("Praças").

The village was founded in 1548.

Parishes

There are 4 parishes ("freguesias") in the municipality:

* Caveira
* Cedros
* Ponta Delgada
* Santa Cruz das Flores

External links

* [http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=39.45&longitude=-31.11667&zoom=6 Street map from Mapquest] or [http://maps.google.com/maps?||=39.45,-31.11667 Google]
* [http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-31.11667&lat=&39.45w=750&h=500 Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver]


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