Luduș

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Luduș

Marosludas
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Luduș
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°28′40″N24°5′46″E / 46.47778°N 24.09611°E / 46.47778; 24.09611 Coordinates: 46°28′40″N24°5′46″E / 46.47778°N 24.09611°E / 46.47778; 24.09611
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Mureș
Government
  MayorCristian Moldovan [1] (PSD)
Area
67 km2 (26 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [2]
15,328
  Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg. MS
Website www.ludus.ro

Luduș (Romanian pronunciation:  [ˈluduʃ] ; Hungarian: Marosludas or Ludas; Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmɒroʃludɒʃ] , German: Ludasch) is a town in Transylvania, Romania in Mureș County, 44 km south-west from the county's capital Târgu Mureș.

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Six villages are administered by the town: Avrămești (Eckentelep), Cioarga (Csorga), Ciurgău (Csorgó), Fundătura (Mezőalbisitelep or Belsőtelep), Gheja (Marosgezse) and Roșiori (Andrássytelep).

History

Demographics

In 2011, it had a population of 15,328; out of them, 65.9% were Romanian, 23.2% were Hungarian, and 6.3% were Roma. [3]

In 1850, the town had 1,166 inhabitants. Ethnic composition of the town according to the 1850 census:

In 1910, the town had 4632 inhabitants. Ethnic composition of the town according to the 1910 census:

Demographic movement of the population according to the census data:

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See also

Notes

  1. "Results of the 2016 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  2. "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  3. Tab8. Populaţia stabilă după etnie – judeţe, municipii, oraşe, comune, 2011 census results, Institutul Național de Statistică, accessed 3 March 2020.
  4. Varga E. Árpád:Statistics on Ethnicity and Religious Affiliations of Transylvania, Census data, 1850–2002 (in Hungarian)
  5. Varga E. Árpád:Statistics on Ethnicity and Religious Affiliations of Transylvania, Census data, 1850–2002 (in Hungarian)

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