Bali is a small famous island in Indonesia. It is also known internationally as a tourist island and is often visited by tourists around the world, especially the Japanese people, Australians, and Americans.
Bali island is flanked by two large islands, the Java island located in the west and Lombok island in the east. The capital city of it is Denpasar, which is located in the southern part of the island. Most of people in this island are Hindu.
In other countries such as in Europe, America, Australia and other, it is known as a tourist destination with various unique of art-culture. It is also called as the Island of the Gods because of its viscous spiritual tradition.
It is the part of the Lesser Sunda Islands with 153 km length from west to east, and 112 km length from north to south or from Buleleng to Nusa Dua. In astronomy, it is located at 8 ° 25’23” south latitude and 115 ° 14’55” East Latitude. This astronomical site makes it as a tropical climate place, just like other regions of Indonesia.
It has 8 districts and one municipality. The eighth districts are Jembrana in the west, Buleleng in north coast, Tabanan in the east of the district Jembaran, Badung regency in the middle, Gianyar, Bangli, Klungkung and Karangasem in the end of east, and its municipality is Denpasar which is located close to the south coast.
Not only as the capital, Denpasar is also the largest city in Bali. Its population is growing fast, from 491.500 in 2002 to 788.445 people in 2010. The second largest city in Bali is the old colonial capital, that is Singaraja. It is on the north coast.
Geographically, it has a mountainous area in the middle of the island, which sweep from west to east. It comprises of Mount Batukaru, Bali’s highest mountain Mount Agung, Mount Batur, Knap Abang, Knap Mangu and some other small mountains.
It also has several small islands included in the province. They are Nusa Penida island, Nusa Lembongan island, Ceningan island, Serangan island, and Menjangan island.
Bali is really rich of beautiful tourist destinations. Even, almost in all regions in Bali have their special attractive spots. Some of the most famous tourist objects in Bali are Kuta Beach, Tanah Lot, Padang Padang Beach, Beratan Bedugul Lake, park Garuda Wisnu Kencana, Lovina Beach, Besakih Temple, Jimbaran Beach, Monkey Forest, and so many other destinations. For more info about travelling to Bali, you can visit Indonesia Travel.