Bali is one of more than 17,000 Indonesian islands located at the westernmost 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.
Popularly called by Indonesian as Pulau Dewata or the island of God, Bali is home to the vast majority of Indonesia’s small Hindu minority of around 4 million people. 93.18% of Bali’s population adheres to Balinese Hinduism, while most of the remainder follow Islam. Continue reading