Santa Cruz de la Serós

Santa Cruz de la Serós (in Aragonese: Santa Cruz d'as Serors) is a village in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. Located 88 kilometers from the city of Huesca, it is located at a hill side on the way to the Monastery of San Juan de la Peña.

Santa Cruz de la Serós (Spanish)
Santa Cruz d'as Serors (Aragonese)
Santa Cruz de la Seros, Aragón, Spain.jpg
Coat of arms of Santa Cruz de la Serós (Spanish)
Santa Cruz de la Serós (Spanish) is located in Spain
Santa Cruz de la Serós (Spanish)
Santa Cruz de la Serós (Spanish)
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°31′33″N 0°40′28″W / 42.52583°N 0.67444°W / 42.52583; -0.67444
Country Spain
Autonomous communityAragon
ProvinceHuesca
ComarcaJacetania
Judicial districtJaca
Area
 • Total27 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
788 m (2,585 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total180
 • Density6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Santacruceros
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
22792

MonumentsEdit

The village is known for its two First Romanesque churches from which the village takes its name: Serós is a derivation of Sorores, Sisters, i.e. nuns.

  • Church of Saint Mary (former monastery): it was built in the 11th century and it is one of the most interesting volumes in Aragonese Romanesque due to the elevated chamber over the vaults of the main nave and the tower.
  • Church of San Caprasio (Saint Caprasius), built in the beginning of the 11th century.

VillagesEdit

  • Santa Cruz de la Serós
  • Binacua

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.