Denpasar (Indonesian: Kota Denpasar, Indonesian pronunciation: [dənˈpasar]) is the capital and the most populous city of the Indonesian province of Bali. Situated on the island of Bali, it is known worldwide as a major tourist destination; Denpasar is the main gateway to Bali. The city is also a hub for other cities in the Lesser Sunda Islands.
With the growth of tourism industry in Bali, Denpasar encourage into the center of business activities, and make this city as having the highest growth in the Bali Province. Denpasar also has a rapidly expanding population of 788,445 in 2010, up from 533,252 in the previous decade, and the surrounding metropolitan area has roughly 2 million residents.