Bangli Regency

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Bangli Regency

Kabupaten Bangli
Official seal of Bangli Regency
Bhukti Mukti Bhakti
Location of Bangli Regency
Location of Bangli Regency
Coordinates: 8°17′0″S 115°20′0″E / 8.28333°S 115.33333°E / -8.28333; 115.33333Coordinates: 8°17′0″S 115°20′0″E / 8.28333°S 115.33333°E / -8.28333; 115.33333
Country Indonesia
Province Bali
 • RegentI Made Gianyar
 • Total520.81 km2 (201.09 sq mi)
 • Total213,808
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (WITA)
Area code(s)+62 366

Bangli is a regency (kabupaten) of Bali, Indonesia. It has an area of 520.81 km2 and population of 197,210 (2004). Its regency seat is Bangli.

Up till 1907, Bangli was one of the nine kingdoms of Bali.[1] The capital has a famous Hindu temple, the Pura Kehen, which dates from the 11th century. Bangli also has one village, lies surround a hill, Demulih.

The northern part of the district includes the main road to the north coast passing through Kintamani and around the crater in which Gunung Batur sits.[2]

From the Demulih hill, Bali Island, particularly its southern part can be seen – Kuta, Nusa Dua, Gianyar and a part of Klungkung.

Bangli is the only regency in Bali which is landlocked.


The regency is divided into four districts (kecamatan):


  1. ^ The nine kingdoms were Gelgel (the original kingdom, based near present-day Klungkung), Klungkung, Karangasem, Gianyar, Badung, Bangli, Buleleng Mengwi and Tabanan. For details, see Adrian Vickers, 2012, Bali, A Paradise Created, Tuttle publishing.
  2. ^ p.435 of Dalton, Bill 1988 Indonesia Handbook 4th edition

External links[edit]

East Bali travel guide from Wikivoyage