Utah is one of the 50 US states located in the western region of the United States. It is a landlocked state sharing borders with Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Map of Utah covers an area of 219,882 km² of (84,897 sq mi) making it the 13th largest state by area. With a population of 3.2 million people (2019 est.), It is the 30th-most and 11th least populated state. Salt Lake City is the official state capital of Utah.
Various indigenous groups inhabited this area for thousands of years. The Spanish were the first Europeans to arrive in this area. The region that is today Utah became part of Mexico in 1821 and was ceded to the US in 1848. Utah joined the union as the 45th state of the US in 1896.
Utah Quick Facts
- Capital: Salt Lake City
- Population: 3 million
- Nickname: Beehive State
- Key Cities: Salt Lake City, Park City, St. George, Provo, Ogden
- Postal Abbreviation: UT
- Major Industries: Manufacturing, mining, aerospace, digital media, distribution, tourism
- Size: 84,899 sq. miles
- Lowest point: Beaverdam Wash at 2,000 ft.
- Highest point: King’s Peak at 13,528 ft.
- Counties: 29
Political Map of Utah
Utah is a landlocked state located in the western region of the United States. Map of Utah covers an area of 219,882 km² of (84,897 sq mi) making it the 13th largest state by area. Political Map of Utah borders Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Colorado in the east, Arizona in the south, Nevada to the West, and New Mexico at a single point at the Four Corners Monument. Salt Lake City is the official state capital of Utah.
County Map of Utah
County Map of Utah consists of 29 counties. Salt Lake County is the largest county in the state with a population of 1,029,655. Daggett County is the least populated with 1,059 people. The largest county San Juan County with 7,821 square miles (20,260 km2) and Davis County is the smallest with 304 square miles (790 km2). Some of the major counties are Salt Lake County, Utah County, Davis County, Weber County, and Washington County.
Geography Map of Utah
Utah is located in the western region of the United States. It is a landlocked state sharing borders with Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Geography Map of Utah covers an area of 219,882 km² of (84,897 sq mi) making it the 13th largest state by area. The highest point of the state is Kings Peak within the Uinta Mountains in northeastern Utah, reaching 4,123 m (13,528 ft).
Major geographical features of the state are the Great Salt Lake Desert, The Great Salt Lake, Utah Lake, Sevier Lake, Lake Powell. The Colorado River, The Green River, The Bear River, The Sevier River are the major river of the state. The Sevier River is the longest river 449 km (279 mi) entirely in Utah. The Wasatch Range is a 430 km (270 mi) long mountain chain running from the Utah-Idaho border south through central Utah.
Transportation Map of Utah
I-15, I-70, I-80, I-84, I-215 are the major interstate highways of the state. The largest airport in the state is Salt Lake City International Airport. Amtrak’s California Zephyr runs through the state with stops in Green River, Helper, Provo, and Salt Lake City.
Cities Map of Utah
Utah has many cities to visit. The capital city of Utah State is Salt Lake City. Other major cities are West Valley City, a suburb of Salt Lake City.
Largest Cities of Utah
|1||Salt Lake City||200,544||109.1 sq mi (283 km2)||1,666.1|
|2||West Valley City||136,170||35.4 sq mi (92 km2)||3,076.3|
|3||Provo||117,335||39.6 sq mi (103 km2)||2,653.2|
|4||West Jordan||113,905||30.9 sq mi (80 km2)||2,211.3|
|5||Orem||97,839||18.4 sq mi (48 km2)||4,572.6|
|6||Sandy||96,145||22.3 sq mi (58 km2)||3,960.5|
|7||Ogden||87,031||26.6 sq mi (69 km2)||2,899.2|
|8||St. George||84,405||64.4 sq mi (167 km2)||771.2|
|9||Layton||76,691||22.0 sq mi (57 km2)||3,486|
|10||South Jordan||70,954||22.05 sq mi (57 km2)||3,016|