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Coat of arms of Delme
Coat of arms
Delme is located in France
Coordinates: 48°53′16″N 6°23′35″E / 48.8878°N 6.3931°E / 48.8878; 6.3931Coordinates: 48°53′16″N 6°23′35″E / 48.8878°N 6.3931°E / 48.8878; 6.3931
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Le Saulnois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Saulnois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roland Geis
Area1 5.09 km2 (1.97 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 989
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57171 /57590
Elevation 208–280 m (682–919 ft)
(avg. 130 m or 430 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Delme is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It was the center of the canton of Delme until 2015. It had a population of 989 in 2010.


Delme is located in 31 km to the southeast from Metz and approximately at the same distance from Nancy. Next communes: Tincry and Prévocourt in the northeast, Viviers and Fonteny in the east, Donjeux, Laneuveville-en-Saulnois and Oriocourt in the southeast, Lemoncourt in the south, Puzieux, Alaincourt-la-Côte, Liocourt and Xocourt in the northwest.


Famous natives[edit]

  • Victor Lemoine (1823—1911). Famous French selector of ornamental plants who in particular created many grades of a lilac.

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