Bali is a province in the country of Indonesia. The island is 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. The province covers a few small neighbouring islands as well as the isle of Bali.

With a population recorded as 3,891,428 in the 2010 census, the island is home to most of Indonesia's Hindu minority. In the 2000 census about 92.29% of Bali's population adhered 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 traditional and modern dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metalworking, and music. A tourist haven for decades, Bali has seen a further surge in tourist numbers in recent years.

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List Of Bodies Of Water In Bali - S
... flows at first in a westerly direction, then in a curve northward to empty into the Bali Sea near Seririt ... In terms of drainage, the Saba is one of Bali's largest rivers and is the largest that empties along the north coast ... The Saba creates a large valley that allows easy access over Bali's mountain chain along one of the north-south roads ...
List Of Mountains In Bali - P
... Its height of 2,063 m makes it Bali's sixth-highest peak ... Prapat Agung is a small mountain on the peninsula at Bali's north-western tip ... It is part of Bali Barat National Park and is 322 meters high ...
List Of Mountains In Bali - B
... Gunung Batukaru, sometimes spelled Batukau, is Bali's second-highest mountain at 2,276 m ... Batukaru has a large crater, the largest on Bali, but this crater is open at the southern end, allowing the river Mawa to escape ... Batur is a small stratovolcano in north-central Bali ...
List Of Hindu Temples In Indonesia - Bali
... Danu Bratan Pura Luhur Ulu Watu Kehen Temple, southern slope of Bangli hill Makori temple, Bali Batur Temple (Ulun Danu temple), Kalanganyar Batur village, Kintamani Watukaru Temple, Wangaya Gede village ...

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