Southern Cross Archipelago
Native name: Arquipélago do Cruzeiro do Sul
Nickname: Southern Stars islands
SCR Physical Map
Map of the Southern Cross Archipelago
Location Atlantic Ocean
Coordinates 30°20′S 34°56′W
Largest city Santana (pop. 228,326)
Demonym South Crossers
Population 1,001,366 (as of 2010)

Southern Cross Archipelago is a group of 6 islands in the South Atlantic ocean. It is located east of Brazil, and it is the top of the underwater mountains known as Southern Cross Rise. The terms Southern Cross Republic also are used to refer to the country sometimes called the SCR, of which the Southern Cross island contains 98% of land area and almost all the population.