Utah (/ˈjuːtɔː/ or Listeni/ˈjuːtɑː/) is a state in the Wastren Unitit States. It wis the 45t state admit tae the Union, on 4 Januar 1896. Aboot 80% o Utah's 2,763,885 fowk live alang the Wasatch Front, centerin on Salt Lake Ceety. This leaves vast expanses o the state near uninhabitit, makkin the population the saxt maist urbanized in the U.S. The name "Utah" is derived frae the name o the Ute tribe an means "fowk o the muntains" in the Ute leid. Utah haes mairches wi Arizona soothlins, Colorado eastlins, Wyoming northeastlins, Idaho northlins an Nevada wastlins. It touches a corner o New Mexico an aa.

Utah
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidUtah Territory
Admittit tae the UnionJanuar 4, 1896 (45t)
Lairgest ceetycaipital
Lairgest metroSalt Lake City
Govrenment
 • GovrenorGary Herbert (R)
 • Lieutenant GovernorSpencer J. Cox (R)
LegislaturState Legislatur
 • Upper hooseState Senate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsMitt Romney (R)
Mike Lee (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation
Population
 • Tot3,051,217 (2,016 est)[1]
 • Density14.34/km2 (37.15/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
$66,258[2]
 • Income rank
11t
Leid
 • Offeecial leidInglis
Trad. abbreviationUt.
Latitude37° N tae 42° N
Longitude109° 3′ W tae 114° 3′ W

Utah is the maist releegiously homogeneous state in the Union. Aboot 60% o Utahns is reportit tae be members o The Kirk o Jesus Christ o Latter-day Saunts (LDS Kirk), that greatly influences Utah cultur an daily life.

The state is a centre o transportation, information technology an research, govrenment services, minin, an a major tourist destination for ootdoor recreation. Accordin tae the U.S. Census Bureau's population estimates, Utah wis the festest growin state in the Unitit States as o 2008. St. George, Utah, wis the festest growin metropolitan aurie in the Unitit States frae 2000–2005.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
  2. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016.

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