Chief town of canton of Dawn, Arcis has just over three thousand inhabitants.
This is a town that might want a small town since there Arcisiens have everything you need to live. Since food shops to administrative services through dozens of merchants, artisans, restaurants, doctors, etc.. Not to mention schools, industries, transport ... But Arcis can also be seen as a big village since no more than five hundred meters to go to find in the countryside.
In the midst of this chalky Champagne, became one of the most productive agricultural regions of France, and in the heart of the Champagne-Ardenne since Charleville-Mezieres, capital of the Ardennes, is situated approximately one hundred and twenty kilometers north while as Langres and Chaumont in the Haute-Marne are the same distance south-east. One could also say qu'Arcis is halfway de Troyes, capital of the Aube, and Chalons-en-Champagne, chief town of the Marne.
Crossed by the river Aube, the city is abundantly flowered and as such, has the national label "Three Flowers".