Solgne

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Solgne
Commune
The church in Solgne
The church in Solgne
Coat of arms of Solgne
Coat of arms
Solgne is located in France
Solgne
Solgne
Location within Grand Est region
Solgne is located in Grand Est
Solgne
Solgne
Coordinates: 48°58′02″N 6°17′46″E / 48.9672°N 6.2961°E / 48.9672; 6.2961Coordinates: 48°58′02″N 6°17′46″E / 48.9672°N 6.2961°E / 48.9672; 6.2961
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Metz
Canton Faulquemont
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Vernois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Stamm
Area1 7.29 km2 (2.81 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,092
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57655 /57420
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.[1]

History[edit]

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.

Geography[edit]

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.[1] It covers an area of 7.3 km². with 154,5 inhabitants per km² as of 2010.[1]The Solgne Fault runs through the villages of Solgne and Achatel.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Solgne" (in French). Solgne.fr. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Great Britain. Naval Intelligence Division (1919). A Manual of Alsace-Lorraine. H.M. Stationery Off. p. 312. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 

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