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Wikipedia: Santa Cruz

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Santa Cruz (Spanish and Portuguese for “holy cross”, sometimes reduced to Santacruz) (santa cruz is also a famous skateboard brand) may refer to:


  • Álvaro de Bazán, 1st Marquis of Santa Cruz
  • Andrés de Santa Cruz (1792-1865), president of Peru and Bolivia
  • Francesc Santacruz i Artigas, Catalan sculptor
  • José Armando Santa Cruz, a Mexican boxer
  • José Santacruz Londoño, a Colombian drug lord
  • Roque Santa Cruz, Paraguayan football (soccer) player
  • Roque González de Santa Cruz, Paraguayan saint



  • Puerto Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz province
  • Santa Cruz River (Argentina) (Río Santa Cruz)
  • Santa Cruz Province (Argentina)


  • Santa Cruz Department
  • Santa Cruz de la Sierra, capital city of Santa Cruz Department


  • Santa Cruz, Espírito Santo
  • Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro
  • Santa Cruz, Paraíba
  • Santa Cruz, Pernambuco
  • Santa Cruz, Rio Grande do Norte
  • Santa Cruz do Arari, Pará
  • Santa Cruz da Baixa Verde, Pernambuco
  • Santa Cruz Cabrália, Bahia
  • Santa Cruz do Capibaribe, Pernambuco
  • Santa Cruz da Conceição, São Paulo
  • Santa Cruz do Escalvado, Minas Gerais
  • Santa Cruz da Esperança, São Paulo
  • Santa Cruz de Goiás, Goiás
  • Santa Cruz dos Milagres, Piauí
  • Santa Cruz de Minas, Minas Gerais
  • Santa Cruz de Monte Castelo, Paraná
  • Santa Cruz das Palmeiras, São Paulo
  • Santa Cruz do Piauí, Piauí
  • Santa Cruz do Rio Pardo, São Paulo
  • Santa Cruz de Salinas, Minas Gerais
  • Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul
  • Santa Cruz da Vitória, Bahia


  • Santa Cruz, Chile


  • Santa Cruz de Mompox, a town and municipality
  • Santacruz, Nariño, a town and municipality

Costa Rica

  • Santa Cruz de Guanacaste Canton, Guanacaste Province
  • Santa Cruz, Costa Rica


  • Santa Cruz del Norte
  • Santa Cruz del Sur

Dominican Republic

  • Santa Cruz del Seibo
  • Santa Cruz de Barahona


  • Santa Cruz Island (Galápagos)


  • Santa Cruz del Quiché


  • Santa Cruz (Mumbai), a suburb of Mumbai
  • Santa Cruz, Goa, a town


  • Santa Cruz, Jamaica


  • Santa Cruz de Juventino Rosas, Guanajuato
  • Santa Cruz, Guerrero
  • Santa Cruz, Jalisco
  • Santa Cruz, Sonora


  • Santa Cruz Province, Peru, province of Cajamarca Region
  • Santa Cruz District, Santa Cruz, district and capital of Santa Cruz Province
  • Santa Cruz District, Alto Amazonas, district of Alto Amazonas Province
  • Santa Cruz District, Ancash, district of Huaylas Province
  • Santa Cruz, Ancash, capital of Santa Cruz District, Ancash
  • Santa Cruz District, Palpa, district of Palpa Province
  • Santa Cruz de Andamarca District, distrito of Huaral Province
  • Santa Cruz de Chuca District, district of Santiago de Chuco Province
  • Santa Cruz de Cocachacra District, district of Huarochirí Province
  • Santa Cruz de Flores District, district of Cañete Province
  • Santa Cruz de Toledo District, district of Contumazá Province


  • Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur
  • Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur
  • Santa Cruz, Laguna
  • Santa Cruz, Manila
  • Santa Cruz, Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya
  • Santa Cruz, Marinduque
  • Santa Cruz, Occidental Mindoro
  • Santa Cruz, Zambales
  • Santa Cruz, a barangay in Cagayancillo, Palawan


  • Santa Cruz (Almodôvar), a parish
  • Santa Cruz (Armamar), a parish
  • Santa Cruz (Coimbra), a parish
  • Santa Cruz (Lagoa), a parish
  • Santa Cruz, Portugal, a parish and a district
  • Santa Cruz (Santiago do Cacém), a parish
  • Santa Cruz (Vinhais), a parish
  • Santa Cruz das Flores, a borough on the island of Flores
  • Santa Cruz (Azores), a parish in the district of Lagoa
  • Santa Cruz, Madeira, a parish

Solomon Islands

  • Santa Cruz Islands


  • Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos, a monument in Madrid
  • Santa Cruz de Boedo municipality, Palencia
  • Santa Cruz de Bezana, Cantabria
  • Santa Cruz de Grío municipality, Zaragoza
  • Santa Cruz de Moncayo municipality, Zaragoza
  • Santa Cruz de Nogueras municipality, Teruel
  • Santa Cruz de la Salceda municipality, Burgos
  • Santa Cruz de la Serós municipality, Huesca
  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife (City), capital city of Tenerife
  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife (province), containing the islands of Tenerife, La Gomera, El Hierro, and La Palma
  • Santa Cruz de La Palma, Canary Islands
  • Santa Cruz, Galicia

Trinidad and Tobago

  • Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago

United States

  • Santa Cruz County, Arizona
  • Santa Cruz River, in Arizona
  • Santa Cruz County, California
    • City of Santa Cruz, California
    • Mission Santa Cruz, California
    • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara County, California
  • Santa Cruz Mountains, California
  • Santa Cruz, New Mexico
  • Santa Cruz, Texas
  • Mission Santa Cruz de San Sabá, Texas
  • Mission San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz, Texas


  • Santa Cruz del Zulia
  • Santa Cruz, Aragua (state)


  • Christian Cross, (ie, the “Holy Cross”, English translation of “Santa Cruz”), symbol of Christianity
  • Santa Cruz Futebol Clube, a Brazilian football (soccer) team
  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology company
  • Santa Cruz Games company
  • Santa Cruz Skateboards company
  • A sound card manufactured by Turtle Beach Systems
  • A single by Irish band The Thrills
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