All About Bali

[General Information] [History] [Population] [Post Offices] [Weather]

Welcome to Bali, the mystical and beautiful Island which attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year.

The beautiful beaches with the warm Atlantic Ocean waves crashing up on to the white sand and the friendly locals with their unique smile makes this an Island many return to.

Bali is one of the 13,000 Islands making up the Republic of Indonesia and is located 8-9 degrees south of the equator between Java to the west, and Lombok to the East. The Island if full of activity. With a long history and a people deep in culture and traditions you will be entertained with the dances, rituals and performances by the locals occurring all year round.

The volcanos which dominate the island are surrounded by the vast variety of tropical plants and terraces of rice crops, make a picturesque setting that takes your breath away. The variety and number of temples seem endless demonstrating the depth of Bali's history.

And for those who love shopping, there are numerous places to choose from. From the markets in Ubud to the Duty Free Stores in Nusa Dua.


Bali General Information
Bali Anniversary : 14th August Climate: Tropical
Population: Approx. 3.9 million Day Highs: 33 Degrees Celsius
Area: Approx. 5780 sq km Night Lows: 20 Degrees Celsius
Dry Season: April - October Humidity: Approx. 85%
Rainy Season: November - March Religion: Balinese Hinduism

Weather

Major Population Centres
Denpasar : Approx. 789,000 Karangasem : Approx. 397,000
Badung : Approx. 544,000 Singaraja : Approx. 624,000
Gianyar : Approx. 471,000 Tabanan : Approx. 421,000
Klungkung : Approx. 171,000 Jembrana : Approx. 262,000
Bali Post Offices
Denpasar Main Post Office : Jl. Raya Puputan Renon, Denpasar - Phone ( 361 ) 223 568
Kreneng Post Offices : Jl. Kamboja, Denpasar - Phone (361) 222 004
Kuta Post Offices : Jl. Raya Tuban, Kuta - Phone (361) 754 012
Sanglah Post Offices : Jl. Diponegoro, Denpasar - Phone (361) 227 727
Singaraja Ubud Post Office : Jl. Jembawan 1, Ubud - Phone (361) 975 764
Bali Police Stations
Police Headquarters (Mapolda Nusra) Jl. WR. Supratman. Denpasar - Phone (361) 227 711
Badung Police Office Jl. Gunung Agung, Denpasar - Phone (361) 234 928
Bualu Police Office Jl. By Pass Nusa Dua, Nusa Dua - Phone (361) 772 1 10
Denpasar Police Office Jl. A. Yani. Denpasar - Phone (361) 225 456
Kuta Police Office Jl. Raya Tuban, Kuta - Phone (361) 751 598
Sanur Police Office Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai, Sanur - Phone (361) 288 597
Ubud Police Office Jl. Raya Ubud, Ubud (Next to District Head's office) - Phone (361) 975 316)



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