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Luduș
Former name: Ludoșul de Mureș
Hungarian: Marosludas
German: Gansdorf, Ludasch
—  Town  —
Roman-catholic church of Luduș

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Location of Luduș in Mureș County



Luduș is located in Romania
Luduș
Position of Luduș in Romania



Luduș is located in Mureş County
Luduș
Location of Luduș in Mureș County
Coordinates: 46°28′40″N 24°05′46″E / 46.47778, 24.09611
Country  Romania
Counties of Romania Actual Mures county CoA.png Mureş
Town Luduș
First mentioned 1377
Administratively subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Cristian Ioan Moldovan (PNL)
Area
 • Total 67.00 km2 (25.87 sq mi)
Elevation 277 m (909 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15 328
 • Density 228.78/km2 (592.5/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 545200
Website http://www.ludus.ro/

Luduș în the Josephinian Map of Transylvania, 1769-73.


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.

History[]

  • 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.

Demographics[]

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%) [1]

14,775 inhabitants. Ethnic composition of the town (2011 census):[2]

  • Romanians (68.75%)
  • Hungarians (24.1%)
  • Gypsies (6.54%)

Demographic movement of the population according to the census data:


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