Provo, Utah

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Provo is the third-largest city in Utah, United States.wikipedia
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Provo is the third-largest city in Utah, United States.
The city of Provo, Utah was named for one, Étienne Provost, who visited the area in 1825.

Brigham Young University

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Provo is the home of Brigham Young University, a private higher education institution operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). There is a large hillside letter Y made of whitewashed concrete halfway up the steep mountain, built in the early part of the 20th century to commemorate Brigham Young University (original plans included construction of all three letters: BYU). It is held in LaVell Edwards Stadium, home to Brigham Young University's NCAA football team.
Brigham Young University (BYU, sometimes referred to colloquially as The Y) is a private, non-profit research university in Provo, Utah, United States completely owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and run under the auspices of its Church Educational System.

Provo–Orem metropolitan area

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With a population at the 2010 census of 115,264, Provo is the principal city in the Provo-Orem metropolitan area, which had a population of 526,810 at the 2010 census.
The Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget, is an area consisting of two counties in Utah, anchored by the cities of Provo and Orem.

Springville, Utah

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Provo lies between the cities of Orem to the north and Springville to the south.
Springville is a bedroom community for commuters who work in the Springville, Provo-Orem and Salt Lake City metropolitan areas.

Wasatch Front

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It is 43 mi south of Salt Lake City along the Wasatch Front.
Roughly 80% of Utah's population resides in this region, which contains the major cities of Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Provo, West Jordan, Layton, and Ogden.

Missionary Training Center

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Provo also has the LDS Church's largest Missionary Training Center.
The flagship MTC is located in Provo, Utah, adjacent to the campus of Brigham Young University (BYU), a private university owned and operated by the church.

Sundance Resort

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Sundance Resort is 13 mi northeast, at Provo Canyon.
Sundance Mountain Resort is a ski resort located 13 mi northeast of Provo, Utah.

Pleasant Grove, Utah

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This ended in what is known as the Battle Creek Massacre, in modern-day Pleasant Grove, Utah.
It is part of the Provo–Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Peaks Ice Arena

The city's Peaks Ice Arena was a venue for the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002.
Peaks Ice Arena is an indoor ice hockey and figure skating arena in Provo, Utah, United States, located 43 mi south of Salt Lake City.

Fort Utah

In 1849, 33 Mormon families from Salt Lake City established Fort Utah.
Fort Utah (also known as Fort Provo) was the original settlement at Provo, Utah, United States and was established March 12, 1849.

Salt Lake City

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It is 43 mi south of Salt Lake City along the Wasatch Front.
The Salt Lake City-Ogden-Clearfield combined statistical area, together with the Provo-Orem metropolitan area, which lies to the south, have a combined population of 2,094,035 as of July 1, 2008.

Utah Valley

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Provo lies in the Utah Valley at an elevation of 4549 ft. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 114.4 km2, of which 107.9 km2 is land and 6.5 km2, or 5.66%, is water.
It contains the cities of Provo, Orem, and their suburbs, including Alpine, American Fork, Cedar Hills, Elk Ridge, Genola, Goshen, Highland, Lehi, Lindon, Mapleton, Payson, Pleasant Grove, Salem, Santaquin, Saratoga Springs, Spanish Fork, Springville, Vineyard and Woodland Hills.

Y Mountain

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One of these peaks, known as Y Mountain, towers over the city.
Y Mountain is a mountain located directly east of Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah, United States.

Ute people

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The area also served as the traditional meeting place for the Ute and Shoshone tribes and as a spot to worship their creator.
Winter camps were established along rivers near the present-day cities of Provo and Fort Duchesne in Utah and Pueblo, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs of Colorado.

Walkara

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The ruthlessness of the Mormon invaders angered the Timpanog, which contributed to the Walker War.
He spent much time fishing along the Utah Lake shores in what is now Provo and Vineyard.

Hillside letters

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There is a large hillside letter Y made of whitewashed concrete halfway up the steep mountain, built in the early part of the 20th century to commemorate Brigham Young University (original plans included construction of all three letters: BYU).
In 1906, Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, proposed and surveyed the first three-lettered hillside emblem BYU, but reduced it to the single letter Y after realizing the amount of labor involved.

Orem, Utah

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Provo lies between the cities of Orem to the north and Springville to the south.
It is adjacent to Provo, Lindon, and Vineyard and is about 45 mi south of Salt Lake City.

Aquaveo

Aquaveo is a water modeling software company with customers in almost all countries around the world.
Aquaveo is an environmental and water resources modeling software company based in Provo, Utah that develops software used to model and simulate groundwater, watershed, and surface water resources.

Action Target

Action Target, a shooting range manufacturer
Action Target is a manufacturer of custom shooting ranges and portable steel targets for military, law enforcement, Special Forces groups, tactical training schools, and commercial applications based in Provo, Utah.

The Shops at Riverwoods

The Shops At Riverwoods and Provo Towne Centre, both shopping malls, operate in Provo.
The Shops At Riverwoods is located at 4801 North University Ave. (US Highway 189) in Provo, Utah at the base of the Wasatch Mountains near the entrance to Provo Canyon.

Provo Towne Centre

The Shops At Riverwoods and Provo Towne Centre, both shopping malls, operate in Provo.
Provo Towne Centre is an enclosed shopping mall in Provo, Utah.

America's Freedom Festival at Provo

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Every July, Provo hosts America's Freedom Festival at Provo which includes the Stadium of Fire at BYU.
America's Freedom Festival at Provo (also America's Freedom Festival or Freedom Festival) is a private, non-profit, non-political foundation known for organizing more than 25 annual patriotic events in and around Provo, Utah.

Qualtrics

Qualtrics, a private research software company.
Qualtrics is a privately held experience management company, with co-headquarters in Provo, Utah and Seattle, Washington, in the United States.

LaVell Edwards Stadium

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It is held in LaVell Edwards Stadium, home to Brigham Young University's NCAA football team.
LaVell Edwards Stadium is an outdoor athletic stadium in Provo, Utah, on the campus of Brigham Young University (BYU).

Morinda, Inc.

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Morinda Bioactives (formerly Tahitian Noni International) is a multi-level marketing health and skin care manufacturer whose products are based on the Tahitian fruit called noni.
Founded in 1996 and based in Provo, Utah, Morinda has approximately 700 employees around the world, with about 350 in the United States.