Boundaries. Utah covers an area of 84,899 sq mi (219,890 km 2 ). It is one of the Four Corners states and is bordered by Idaho in the north, Wyoming in the north and east, by Colorado in the east, at a single point by New Mexico to the southeast, by Arizona in the south, and by Nevada in the west.
The geography of Utah varies from arid desert terrain south and west of Salt Lake City to lush alpine meadows in its mountain ranges. Major mountain ranges include the Wasatch Range near Salt Lake City, the Uinta Mountains in northeastern Utah, and the Kaiparowits Plateau in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Utah, constituent state of the United States of America; it became the 45th member of the union on January 4, 1896. It is bordered by Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Colorado to the east, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. The capital is Salt Lake City.
Size. At 84,916 square miles or 54,340,240 acres, Utah is the thirteenth largest state in the United States. Approximately three percent of the surface is covered by water. Landforms. Rising to 13,528 feet, Kings Peak is the highest spot in Utah, and Beaver Dam Wash in the southwestern corner of the state is the lowest point at 2,350 feet.
Utah covers an area of 84,899 sq mi (219,890 km 2 ). It is one of the Four Corners states and is bordered by Idaho in the north, Wyoming in the north and east, by Colorado in the east, at a single point by New Mexico to the southeast, by Arizona in the south, and by Nevada in the west.
Utah has three major geographic areas: the Rocky Mountains, the Basin and Ridge Region, and the Colorado Plateau. The Rocky Mountains region runs from northeastern Utah through the center of...
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Utah is mostly rocky with three distinct geological regions: the Rocky Mountains, the Great Basin, and the Colorado Plateau. Utah is known for its natural diversity and is home to features ranging from arid deserts with sand dunes to thriving pine forests in mountain valleys, which has attracted many tourists . Climate.
Help. This category is for articles pertaining to the geography of the U.S. state of Utah . For human settlements, see Category:Populated places in Utah . Wikimedia Commons has media related to Geography of Utah. Subcategories. This category has the following 23 subcategories, out of 23 total. Geography of Utah by city (1 C)
Utah, State, western U.S. Area: 84,898 sq mi (219,884 sq km). Population: (2020) 3,271,616; (2022 est.) 3,380,800. Capital: Salt Lake City. Utah is bordered by Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Colorado to the east, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west.