The church in Solgne
|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes du Vernois|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean Stamm|
|7.29 km2 (2.81 sq mi)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||240–299 m (787–981 ft) |
(avg. 281 m or 922 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.|
Solgne (German: Solgen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It is located 22 kilometres (14 mi) by road southeast of Metz and about the same distance northeast by road from Pont-à-Mousson. As of 2014 it had a population of 1,092.
Solgne became part of France in 1661, but Alsace-Lorraine which Solgne lay in, was later under the German Empire from 1871 to 1918. Église Saint-Étienne was built in 1718 and restored in 1859. The village of Ancy-les-Solgne joined Solgne in 1810.
The commune borders the communes of Buchy, Luppy, Secourt, Sailly-Achâtel and lies at an altitude of between 240 and 299 metres above sea level. It covers an area of 7.3 km². with 154,5 inhabitants per km² as of 2010.The Solgne Fault runs through the villages of Solgne and Achatel.
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