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Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city in the American state of Utah. The name of the city is often abbreviated to Salt Lake or SLC. Salt Lake City is located on the banks of the Great Salt Lake, from which comes the name of the city (the name of the lake is Great Salt Lake).

The city was founded in 1847 in Great Salt Lake City by a group of Mormon pioneers led by its prophet, Brigham Young, who fled the hostility and violence of the Midwest. Today, Salt Lake City is home to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. According to government data, currently 78% of the city's population is adherents of the Mormon religion, being 60% in the state of Utah.
The climate of Salt Lake City is characterized as a semi-arid steppe climate (according to the Köppen Climate Classification) with the four seasons defined. Both summer and winter are the two longest seasons. Summers are hot and dry and winters are cold.

Salt Lake City presents wide temperature variations between seasons. During the summer, there is an average of 56 days a year with temperatures exceeding 32 ° C, 23 days at least 35 ° C, and 5 days at 38 ° C. In winter the temperature is generally below freezing.
For a long time Salt Lake City moved with our imagination without there being a special reason for that, in addition to its own name - the Salt Lake City. What lake would that be, that in addition to salty served to name a city?
The city is one of the most sought after in the country when the subject is winter sports. It is the capital of the Mormon religion. In practice, Salt Lake is for this religion what Rome is for Catholics. It was the Mormons who, fleeing religious persecution, came here, founded the city and practically erected everything that we find here today. Streets, temples, attractions, cinemas, references, work, practically everything in Salt Lake refers to Mormons. Salt Lake is a beautiful place, clean, and that knows how to receive its visitors very well.

Dominating the entire city, on top of a hill is the State Capitol building (state congress), just behind the statue of the Indian chief Massasoit, there placed to pay homage to the first inhabitants of the state. It is impossible not to notice that, taking out the snow, almost everything that happens in Salt Lake is related to this religion.

Those interested in the Mormon religion should also visit the Museum of Church and History, which makes use of various resources to illustrate and inform the history of the so-called 'Restoration', and its spiritual and cultural legacy. Then go to the Pioneer Memorial Museum, where there are clothes, furniture, photos, toys and a whole series of personal items that show what life was like for the first settlers in Utah.
Fry Sauce is a specialty of Utah. Fry Sauce is a mixture of ketchup and mayonnaise and other seasonings and placed on French fries. Fry sauce was created many years ago by local fast food restaurant Arctic Circle and has since spread throughout the rest of Utah.
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