Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the U.S. on 4 January 1896. Utah is the 13th largest by area, 31st most populous, and 10th least densely populated of the 50 states. Utah has a population of more than 3 million according to the Census estimate for July 2016. Urban development is mostly concentrated in two areas: the Wasatch Front in the north-central part of the state, which contains approximately 2.5 million people; and Washington County in southern Utah, with over 160,000 residents. Utah is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south and Nevada to the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast.
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