Size and population:
Bali, a province of Indonesia, has about 4.2 million inhabitants. The largest city is the provincial capital, Denpasar, near the southern coast.
The official language is Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian). But in their daily lives people still use the local language, Bahasa Bali (Balinese). In the tourist areas many people also speak English.
Currency in Bali: Indonesian rupiah (IDR).
Approximately 88% of Indonesia's population is Muslim, but in Bali Hinduism is by far the largest religion with about 84% of the population. Every day you can see the religious rituals and ceremonies performed by the Balinese as it is still an important part of their daily life.
About 12% of the population is Muslim.
Bali has a tropical climate appropriate to its proximity to the equator. Year round temperatures averaging 31 degrees Celsius. High humidity can be expected during the Wet Season between the months of October - April. The Dry Season between the months of May - September have also the lowest humidity.
The Wet Season brings daily rain and quiet overcast days with the most rain recorded between December - February. Occasionally rainfall can also be expected during the dry season but usually at night or very early morning. June - August there is usually a very refreshing cool breeze all day long. The central mountain area is typically cooler than the lower coastal areas mainly especially at night.
Visa to Bali
To travel to Bali, a province of Indonesia, citizens from 169 countries no longer need a visa. However, this applies only if you are traveling as a tourist and plan to stay in the country for less than 30 days. If you want to stay longer, a visa is required. There are different visas to choose from depending on how long you want to stay and what your purpose is to visit the country. For example there are special visas for different professions, such as journalists.
To see the list of 169 countries, click on the link here.