Utah is one of the 50 states in the United States of America with the postal abbreviation UT. The state is surrounded by Colorado in the east, Nevada in the west, Idaho in the north and Arizona in the south and Wyoming in the northeast. It is the thirteenth biggest, the thirty third most crowded, and the tenth least thickly populated state among the 50 states in the United States. Roughly 80% of the people reside beside the Wasatch Front, focusing on the Salt Lake City, leaving huge areas of the state nearly unoccupied.
The state of Utah is a center of education, transportation, research and information technology, mining, government services, and the most important tourist destination for outside activities. The state of Utah is the most devotedly uniform state in the country. The inhabitants of Utah are called Utahans, and about 62% of them are reported to be affiliates of most of the churches in the state that influences Utah civilization and everyday life to a great extent.
Utah was the 45th state admitted to the union on the 4th of January 1896. The total land area of Utah is 84,897 square miles, which offers the state a rank of 13 out of the available 50 states in the country. In addition, water surface occupies 2,706 square miles of the total area of the state within its boundaries. There are 29 counties in Utah among which the Daggett County was the most recent county formed in the state, in the year 1919.
Consistent with 2010 United States Census information, the population of Utah was 2,233,169. Among the counties of the Utah State, the most populous county is the Salt Lake County with the population of 1,029,655, and the Daggett County is ranked as the least populous county with the population of 1,059.
As of 2010, there are five State Electoral Votes in Utah. The State Quarter issue Date of Utah is November 5, 2007. The state motto of Utah is “Industry“.
The Beehive State is the nickname of the state of Utah. The name of the state bird of Utah is the Common American Gull. Blue Spruce is the state tree of Utah, and the Sego lily is the state flower. Salt Lake City is the state capital of Utah. The Salt Lake City is the biggest of all cities in Utah by population, and the same city ranks first in total land area, too. The Salt Lake City is the oldest city in Utah. The Utah State is served by two area codes, such as 435 and 801.