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Coat of arms of Saint-Max
Coat of arms
Saint-Max is located in France
Coordinates: 48°42′06″N 6°12′26″E / 48.7017°N 6.2072°E / 48.7017; 6.2072Coordinates: 48°42′06″N 6°12′26″E / 48.7017°N 6.2072°E / 48.7017; 6.2072
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Nancy
Canton Saint-Max
Intercommunality Métropole du Grand Nancy
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Eric Pensalfini
Area1 1.85 km2 (0.71 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 10,939
 • Density 5,900/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 54482 /54130
Elevation 193–342 m (633–1,122 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.

Saint-Max is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.

Geography [1][edit]

The city of Saint-Max is located in north-eastern France, a suburb of Nancy.The surrounding communities are: Nancy, Essey-les-Nancy, Tomblaine, Dommartemont and Malzéville. Since 1996, it is part of the Urban Community of Greater Nancy alongside 19 other municipalities.

Places and Monuments[2][edit]

The Chateau du Pont de Meurthe is a beautiful large mansion of Napoleon III that completed in 1874. One can admire, among others, a beautiful stone staircase with a wrought iron railing and a carved wood fireplace. By 1955, it became the property of the city and has hosted successive CREPS, college, general education, a physical rehabilitation centre school. In 1976, the library moved there. In 1990, it was the turn of the school music.

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