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Santa Cruz

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Santa Cruz is a municipality, a parish and a city in the eastern part of the island of Madeira. It is the second most populous municipality, behind Funchal. The population in 2011 was 43,005, in an area of 81.50 km².History"...passing a turn in the land, they entered a cover in the beach, in which they saw a deliteful valley covered in the trees in order, where they found on land a few older fallen columns, from whom the captain ordered the construction a cross, which they raised to the heights of a tree, giving the place the name of Santa Cruz, where later that founded the noble village."To commemorate the construction of this cross, a second cross was raised, of marble, but was later destroyed, around 1889.GeographyIt is located southeast of Santana, southwest of Machico and northeast of the regional capital Santo António da Serra
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