Santa Croce sull'Arno
is an Italian
town located in the province of Pisa
. There are about 13,400 residents as of 2005 and the city has a well-established leather industry, which counts more than 400 factories and laboratories spread over the 16.92 square kilometres of its total area. This kind of industry has been an economic boon to the city, but on the other hand, has produced much pollution, and also the traffic gives its contribution and make this town appear bigger than it really is.