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Delme, Moselle

Delme ( 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

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

  • College Andre Malraux

    Famous natives

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