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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
  Mayor Martin Dannhäuser (CSU)
  Total 66.48 km2 (25.67 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 4,883
  Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 95473
Dialling codes 09270
Vehicle registration BT

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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