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  1. Salt Lake City, often shortened to Salt Lake, or SLC is the capital and the most populous city in the state of Utah. With an estimated population of 191,180 in 2013, the city lies in the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a total population of 1,140,483 as of the 2013 estimate. Salt Lake City is further situated in a larger urban area known as the Salt Lake City-Provo-Ogden, UT Combined Statistical Area. This region is a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along an approximate 120-mile segment of the Wasatch Front, comprising a total population of 2,389,225 as of 2013. It is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin, and the largest in the Intermountain West. In 2014, CNN deemed Salt Lake City to be the least stressed-out city in the United States, citing the low cost of living and abundance of jobs.
  2. Salt Lake City a.k.a. Bidhan Nagar: Bidhannagar, or Salt Lake City as it is popularly called, is a planned satellite town in the Indian state of West Bengal. It was developed between 1958 and 1965 to accommodate the burgeoning population of Kolkata, the state capital. It is now a hub of economic and social expansion and is famous as the centre for IT in the city. Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, the then Chief Minister of West Bengal, was instrumental in formulating the plan to build this satellite area, and the township was named Bidhannagar in his honour. The city was built on a reclaimed salt-water lake, which gave rise to its popular name of "Salt Lake City". It falls under "South Kolkata" category.

There are other places with in their name, like Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City Council Hall, Salt Lake City Public Library and Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot.

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Google previewMormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia (2010)

A Historical Encyclopedia by W. Paul Reeve, Ardis E. Parshall

Salt Lake City, UT: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1973. Smith, Lucy. LucyÊs Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack SmithÊs Family Memoir. Ed. Lavina Fielding Anderson. Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American West (2006)

by Gordon Morris Bakken, Alexandra Kindell

Modern Salt Lake City began to emerge in the early 1900s. The state capitol and other historic buildings were constructed. Electric trolleys were installed to transport people living in the outer parts of the city to downtown. As transportation ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Urban History (2006)

by David Goldfield

Gentiles by Mormons, provided vital economic support to Salt Lake City and other Mormon settlements. For example, the California Gold Rush of 1849 and 1850 brought thousands of migrants who desired provisions and services and were ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Networks (2011)

by George A. Barnett

million people, Utah is the 34th most populous state, but because 80 percent of the population is concentrated in the Wasatch Front, which includes the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, it is the sixth-most urbanized state.

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It was necessary to organize my career to remain at the top level until Salt Lake City. (Hermann Maier)
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