Delme, Moselle

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Delme
The church in Delme
The church in Delme
Coat of arms of Delme
Coat of arms
Location of Delme
Delme is located in France
Delme
Delme
Delme is located in Grand Est
Delme
Delme
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
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementSarrebourg-Château-Salins
CantonLe Saulnois
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Saulnois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roland Geis
Area
1
5.09 km2 (1.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,130
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57171 /57590
Elevation208–280 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.

Delme (German: Delm) 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.

Geography[edit]

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.

Education[edit]

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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External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.