Singaraja is the regency seat of Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia. The name is Indonesian for “Lion King”. It is on the north coast just east of Lovina. It has an area of 27.98 km² and population of 80,500. Singaraja was the Dutch colonial administrative centre for Bali and the Lesser Sunda Islands from 1849 until 1953, and the port of arrival for most visitors until development of the Bukit Peninsula area in the south.