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Utah in United States.svg
Offeecial leid Inglis
(an lairgest ceety)
Salt Lake Ceety
 - Tot
 - % watter
Ranked 13t US
219,887 km²
 - Tot (2011)
 - Density
Ranked 34t US
Admeesion tae Union 4 Januar 1896 (45t)
Siller Dollar ($) (USD)
Govrenor Gary R. Herbert
Shortenins UT, US-UT

Utah (/ˈjuːtɔː/ or /[unsupported input]ˈjuːtɑː/) is a state in the Wastren Unitit States. It wis the 45t state admittit tae the Union, on 4 Januar 1896. Approximately 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 nearly uninhabitit, makin 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 is bordered bi Arizona on the sooth, Colorado on the east, Wyoming on the northeast, Idaho on the north an Nevada on the wast. It an aa touches a corner o New Mexico.

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

The state is a center 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 fastest growin state in the Unitit States as o 2008. St. George, Utah, wis the fastest growin metropolitan aurie in the Unitit States frae 2000–2005.

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