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Creußen is a town in the district of Bayreuth in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the Red Main river, 13 km southeast of Bayreuth.

Creußen
Panorama view of Creußen
Panorama view of Creußen
Coat of arms of Creußen
Coat of arms
Location of Creußen within Bayreuth district
Creußen in BT.svg
Creußen is located in Germany
Creußen
Creußen
Creußen is located in Bavaria
Creußen
Creußen
Coordinates: 49°50′38.35″N 11°37′21.63″E / 49.8439861°N 11.6226750°E / 49.8439861; 11.6226750Coordinates: 49°50′38.35″N 11°37′21.63″E / 49.8439861°N 11.6226750°E / 49.8439861; 11.6226750
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictBayreuth
Municipal assoc.Creußen
Government
 • MayorMartin Dannhäußer (FW)
Area
 • Total66.48 km2 (25.67 sq mi)
Elevation
426-640 m (−1,674 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,941
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
95473
Dialling codes09270
Vehicle registrationBT
Websitewww.stadt-creussen.de
Creußen painted stoneware beer stein of 1696 from the Victoria and Albert Museum
Creußen painted stoneware beer stein of 1675 from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Creußen is famous for its stoneware beer steins.

Creußen is the starting point of the Red Main branch of the Main-Radweg bicycle path which stretches about 600 km along the Main until the mouth into the Rhine.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.