Ine, Kyoto

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Ine
伊根町
Town
View of Ine
View of Ine
Flag of Ine
Flag
Official seal of Ine
Symbol
Location of Ine in Kyoto Prefecture
Location of Ine in Kyoto Prefecture
Ine is located in Japan
Ine
Ine
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°41′N 135°17′E / 35.683°N 135.283°E / 35.683; 135.283Coordinates: 35°41′N 135°17′E / 35.683°N 135.283°E / 35.683; 135.283
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Kyoto Prefecture
District Yosa
Government
 • Mayor Yoshimoto Hideki
Area
 • Total 61.98 km2 (23.93 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2017)
 • Total 2,188
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Japanese Black Pine
 • Flower Chrysanthemum
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.ine.kyoto.jp

Ine (伊根町, Ine-chō) is a town located in Yosa District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The Tango Peninsula was a trade route from Eurasian Continent to Kyoto.

It is famous for wooden fishing houses called funaya, selected as Groups of Traditional Buildings. Tsutsukawa district and Honjo-Hama district have been handed down Urashima Tarō legend.

As of April 2017, the town has an estimated population of 2,188.[1] The total area is 61.98 km².

The harbour of Ine

History[edit]

Ine was founded on November 3, 1954 by the merger of four villages.

Geography[edit]

Located on the coast of the Sea of Japan on the northeast side of the Tango Peninsula in the northwestern corner of the prefecture.

Politics and government[edit]

Ine is governed by mayor Yoshimoto Hideki, an independent. The city assembly has 10 members.

Industry[edit]

Industrial population[edit]

  • All of employed : 1,334
  • The primary industry : 412
  • The secondary industry : 213
  • The tertiary industry : 707

Fishery[edit]

An total annual a catch is 3,190 tons, account for 25 percent of all a catch in Kyoto Prefecture.

Transportation[edit]

Bus[edit]

  • Tankai Bus
    • Ine Line
    • Kamanyu Line
    • Kyōgamisaki Line
  • The municipal Bus

Ports[edit]

  • The Ine sea route

Tourism[edit]

Ine Bay
  • Funaya of Ine
  • The spa of Oku-Ine
  • Urashima Park
  • The Urashima shrine (Ura Shrine)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Ine Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Ine Town. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 

External links[edit]

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