Ino, Kōchi

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Ino

いの町
Town
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Flag of Ino
Flag
Official seal of Ino
Emblem
Location of Ino in Kōchi Prefecture
Location of Ino in Kōchi Prefecture
Ino is located in Japan
Ino
Ino
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°33′N 133°26′E / 33.550°N 133.433°E / 33.550; 133.433Coordinates: 33°33′N 133°26′E / 33.550°N 133.433°E / 33.550; 133.433
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureKōchi Prefecture
DistrictAgawa
Area
 • Total470.71 km2 (181.74 sq mi)
Population
 (April 1, 2017)
 • Total22,155
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.town.ino.kochi.jp

Ino (いの町, Ino-chō) is a town located in Agawa District, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. The town is famous for the production of Japanese paper (和紙, washi).

On October 1, 2004 the village of Gohoku, also from Agawa District, and the village of Hongawa, from Tosa District, were merged into Ino, increasing its size by almost a factor of five.

As of April 1, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 22,155 and a population density of 47 persons per km². The total area is 470.71 km².

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