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About Salt Lake City
|Satellite view showing Salt Lake City, capital and the most populous city of the State of Utah in the United States. The city is located at the southeastern end of the Great Salt Lake on the Jordan River with the Wasatch mountain ranges to the east.
Salt Lake City was founded in 1847 by a group of Mormon pioneers led by Brigham Young. As colonizer and founder of Salt Lake City, Young was appointed the territory's first governor. Under his direction, the Mormons built roads and bridges, forts, irrigation projects, established public welfare, organized a militia, and made peace with the Native Americans.
Today Salt Lake City has a population of about 192,000 inhabitants (in 2015), more than 1 million people live in the SLC metropolitan area.
The city is home to the University of Utah, the flagship of higher learning and a top-tier research institution in Utah - utah.edu.
Salt Lake City Public Library, SLC public library - slcpl.org
Salt Lake City points of interest:
List of Tourist Attractions
Utah State Capitol (Neoclassical revival, Corinthian style building, houses the government authorities of the U.S. state of Utah).
Image: John Morgan
Salt Lake City's Temple Square (a 10-acre complex of churches and one of the city's main tourist attractions).
Salt Lake Tabernacle (meeting place for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church)).
Beehive House and Lion House (the two official residences of Brigham Young).
Historic places: Fort Douglas (military outpost guarding the Overland Mail Route, established in 1862 - utah.edu/facilities/fd/history)
Museums: Natural History Museum of Utah (living rocks (microbialites), cretaceous monsters, humble bugs and the oldest chocolate in the U.S. - nhmu.utah.edu).
The Leonardo (fusion of science, technology and art - theleonardo.org)
Church History Museum (museum dedicated to the history of the LDS Church - history.lds.org/section/museum)
Children's museum: Discovery Gateway (explore science, art, and the humanities or just play in this interactive, hands-on children's museum - discoverygateway.org)
Visual arts: Utah Museum of Fine Arts (university and state art museum - umfa.utah.edu)
Planetarium: Clark Planetarium (planetarium with an IMAX certified big screen theater, a render farm, and Newton’s Daydream by George Rhoads - clarkplanetarium.org).
Churches: Cathedral of the Madeleine (Neo-Romanesque Roman Catholic church built in 1900)
Performing arts: Abravanel Hall (concert hall and an architectural landmark, home to the the Utah Symphony - abravanelhall.net). Kingsbury Hall (performing arts center - tickets.utah.edu)
Convention center: Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center (the Salt Palace, an event and convention complex - visitsaltlake.com/salt-palace-convention-center)
Hotels: Grand America Hotel (luxury lodging in an AAA rated 5-diamond hotel - www.grandamerica.com)
Shopping: Trolley Square (kind of trendy high-end shopping center - trolleysquare.com)
Parks: Hogle Zoo (Arabian Sand Cat, Bat-eared Fox, Bolivian Gray Titi Monkey, Grey Wolfs and a Nine-banded Armadillo - hoglezoo.org).
This Is the Place Heritage Park (park with a Mormon monument at the foot of the Wasatch Range near the mouth of Emigration Canyon - thisistheplace.org).
Red Butte Garden and Arboretum (botanical garden, arboretum, and an amphitheater - redbuttegarden.org).
Liberty Park (popular urban park with a pond, a greenhouse and the Tracy Aviary with 400 birds).
Great Salt Lake Marina (Parks) (sailing the great salt lake ).
Antelope Island State Park (Utah state park on Antelope Island).
Sugarhouse Park (large park with a pond, and the site for annual firework shows and concerts).
Gilgal Sculpture Garden (small city park with strange sculptures)
Sports: Rice-Eccles Stadium (college football stadium - stadium.utah.edu), Vivint Smart Home Arena (formerly EnergySolutions Arena, an event and sport indoor arena, home of the Utah Jazz (NBA) - vivintarena.com)
Just zoom in (+) to see Utah State Capitol, located on Capitol Hill.
The page shows a city map of Salt Lake City with expressways, main roads and streets,
Salt Lake City International Airport (IATA code: SLC) is located about 4 mi (6,4 km) northwest of the central business district.
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Saturday-March-24 10:51Mountain Standard Time (MST): UTC/GMT -7 hours
Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours
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|Google Map: Searchable Map of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
City Coordinates: 40°45′ N 111°53′ W
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