Creußen

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Creußen
Coat of arms of Creußen
Coat of arms
Creußen   is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberfranken
District Bayreuth
Municipal assoc. Creußen
Government
 • Mayor Harald Mild (CSU)
Area
 • Total 66.48 km2 (25.67 sq mi)
Elevation 426-640 m (−1,674 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,833
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 95473
Dialling codes 09270
Vehicle registration BT
Website www.stadt-creussen.de

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 painted stoneware beer stein of 1696 from the Victoria and Albert Museum

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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