Bali is an Indonesian island located at 8°25′23″S 115°14′55″E / 8.42306°S 115.24861°E / -8.42306; 115.24861, in the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands, situated between Java (west) and Lombok (east). It is one of the country's 33 provinces with Denpasar as the provincial capital, situated within the southern part of the island.
With a population recorded as 3,151,000 in 2005, the island is home to the vast majority of Indonesia's Hindu minority. Around 93.18% of Bali's population adheres to Balinese Hinduism, while most of the remainder have Islamic believes.
It is also the largest tourist destination in the country and is renowned for its highly developed arts, including dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metalworking and music.