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 Utah (pronounced /ˈjuːtɔː/ or en-us-Utah.ogg /ˈjuːtɑː/ (help·info)) is a western state of the United States. It was the 45th state admitted to theUnion, on January 4, 1896. Approximately 80% of Utah's 2,736,424 people live along the Wasatch Front, centering around Salt Lake City. This leaves vast expanses of the state nearly uninhabited, making the population the sixth most urbanized in the U.S.[5] The name "Utah" is derived from the Ute Indian language, meaning "people of the mountains."[6] Utah is bordered by Arizona on the south, Colorado on the east, Wyoming on the northeast, Idaho on the north and Nevada on the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico.

Utah is known for being one of the most religiously homogeneous states in the Union. Between 58% and 72% of Utahns are reported to be members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as the LDS Church or Mormon Church), which greatly influences Utah culture and daily life.[7][8]

The state is a center of transportation, information technology and research, government services, mining, and a major tourist destination for outdoor recreation. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's population estimates, Utah was the fastest growing state in the United States as of 2008.[9] St. George, Utah was the fastest ...

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