Former name: Ludoșul de Mureș
German: Gansdorf, Ludasch
|— Town —|
|Counties of Romania||Mureş|
|Administratively subordinated villages|
|• Mayor||Cristian Ioan Moldovan (PNL)|
|• Total||67.00 km2 (25.87 sq mi)|
|Elevation||277 m (909 ft)|
|• Total||15 328|
|• Density||228.78/km2 (592.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Luduș (Former name: Ludoșul de Mureș; Hungarian: Marosludas; German: Gansdorf, Ludasch) is a town in Mureș County, central Transylvania, Romania. It administers six villages: Avrămești, Cioarga, Ciurgău, Fundătura, Gheja and Roșiori.
- 1330 - First mentioned as Plehanus de Ludas.
- 1377 - Mentioned in a transaction between two Hungarian nobles.
- 1930 - 5,085 inhabitants.
- 1960 - Luduș became a town.
- 1966 - 11,794 inhabitants.
- 2002 - 18,667 inhabitants.
In 1910, the town had 4632 inhabitants. Ethnic composition of the town according to the 1910 census:
- Hungarians:3,116 (67.27%)
- Romanians:1,385 (29.9%) 
14,775 inhabitants. Ethnic composition of the town (2011 census):
- Romanians (68.75%)
- Hungarians (24.1%)
- Gypsies (6.54%)
Demographic movement of the population according to the census data:
- Mureș County
- List of Hungarian exonyms (Mureş County)
- (Romanian) Luduş online
- (Hungarian) Datasheet of Ludus in Transylvanian Hungarian Database
- (English) (Hungarian) Bánffy-Castle
|Tritenii de Jos||Tăureni||Sânger|
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