Ina, Saitama

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Ina
伊奈町
Town
Ina Town Hall
Ina Town Hall
Flag of Ina
Flag
Official seal of Ina
Seal
Location of Ina in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Ina in Saitama Prefecture
Ina is located in Japan
Ina
Ina
 
Coordinates: 36°0′0.3″N 139°37′27″E / 36.000083°N 139.62417°E / 36.000083; 139.62417Coordinates: 36°0′0.3″N 139°37′27″E / 36.000083°N 139.62417°E / 36.000083; 139.62417
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
District Kitaadachi
Area
 • Total 14.79 km2 (5.71 sq mi)
Population (February 2016)
 • Total 44,532
 • Density 3,010/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Osmanthus fragrans
- Flower Rose
Phone number 048-721-2111
Address 9493 Komuro, Ina-machi, Kitaadachi-gun, Saitama-ken 362-8517
Website Official website

Ina (伊奈町 Ina-machi?) is a town located in Kitaadachi District, Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan. As of 1 February 2016, the town had an estimated population of 44,532 and a population density of 3010 persons per km². Its total area was 14.79 square kilometres (5.71 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Located in central-east Saitama Prefecture, Ina is located in the flatlands of the Kantō plains.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

During the early Edo period, Ina was home to the short-lived (1590-1619) Komuro Domain founded by Ina Tadatsugu under the Tokugawa shogunate. It was afterwards ruled as hatamoto territory.

The villages of Komuro and Kobari were created within Kitaadachi District, Saitama with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. The two villages were merged on July 15, 1943 to form the village of Ina. Ina was elevated to town status on November 1, 1970.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Ina is primarily agricultural.

Education[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

  • Ina is not served by any expressways or public highways

Local attractions[edit]

  • Saitama Cancer Center
  • Saitama Prefectural Mental Health Center

External links[edit]