Karangasem Regency is a regency of Bali, Indonesia. It covers the east part of Bali, has an area of 839.54 km2 and a population of 369,320 . Its regency seat is Amlapura. Karangasem was devastated when Mount Agung erupted in 1963, killing 1,900 people. Karangasem was a kingdom before Bali was conquered by the Dutch.AdministrationThe regency is divided into eight districts (Kecamatan), listed below with their 2010 Census populations: Rendang, Bali 36,931 Sidemen 31,617 Manggis 44,041 Karangasem 82,606 Abang 60,965 Bebandem 45,160 Selat 38,114 Kubu 57,053 Kubu 58,053Saren JawaHindus and Muslims live in Budakeling, Karangasem. Saren Jawa village is home to 100 Muslims families and surrounded by Balinese Hindus villages following the Siwa-Buda belief system, an amalgamation of Hinduism and Mahayana Buddhist. The people of Saren Jawa use Balinese first names before their Muslim last names, such as Ni Nyoman Maimunah.