Arcis-sur-Aube is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France, located
27 kilometers (17 miles) north of Troyes.
The Battle of
was fought there on 21 March 1814.
was born the 26th
October 1759 in Arcis-aur-Arbe to a respectable though not wealthy
family. He was given a good education, and he was launched in the
career of an advocate at the Paris bar.
Besides many big farms producing all sorts of cereals, the sugar
industry has a big plant there: Cristal
- Arcis-sur-Aube was the birthplace of Georges Danton (1759–1794).
- Arcis-sur-Aube is linked to Gomaringen. This partnership has been established in