Creußen

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Creußen
Panorama view of Creußen
Panorama view of Creußen
Coat of arms of Creußen
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
 • Mayor (2020–26) Martin Dannhäußer[1]
Area
 • Total64.89 km2 (25.05 sq mi)
Highest elevation
640 m (2,100 ft)
Lowest elevation
426 m (1,398 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total4,994
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
95473
Dialling codes09270
Vehicle registrationBT
Websitewww.stadt-creussen.de

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

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.

Notable people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.