Bali is a part of the country Indonesia.
The island of Bali has an area of 5,5 square kilometers.
The Province of Bali is divided into 9 districts (8 regencies and 1 municipality).
The capital is Denpasar.
The airport is called Ngurah Rai but is closer located to Jimbaran.
The time zone is GMT + 8.
The currency in Indonesia is the Indonesian Rupiah. The rate fluctuate a lot and is subject to changes but basically the exchange rate for one USD is between 12.000 and 14.000 rupiah (2016).
When visiting a money changer, which are located every where along the main roads in the tourist area. Be aware that they often try to cheat, although with a smile. Please count your money careful before leaving the money changer.
The Population of Bali is close to 4 million and growing at a fast pace.
Balinese is the dialect spoken only on the island of Bali. Bahasa Indonesia is the official language of the country. English is spoken well and very common in all touristy areas.
More than 80% of population is Hindu in Bali. And a caste system is still active. There are festivals and celebrations around the year. The most important one is Nyepi (Balinese New Year) and Galungan (every 6 months).