About Bali Indonesia

About Bali

Bali (Balinese is an Indonesian island located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country's 33 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island.

Bali is small island (140 km by 80 km) (87 mi by 50 mi) often referred as "the island with 1000 gods", is one of thousands of island constituting the Indonesia Archipelago that has long been renowned as an eminent tourist destination in the world.

With a population recorded as more 3.500.000, the island is home to the vast majority of Indonesia's small Hindu minority. About 93.2% of Bali's population adheres to Balinese Hinduism, while most of the remainder follow Islam. It is also the largest tourist destination in the country and is renowned for its highly developed arts, including dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metalworking, and music.