Ine, Kyoto

Ine, Kyoto

Ine
伊根町
Town
Flag of Ine
Flag
Location of Ine in Kyoto Prefecture
Location of Ine in Kyoto Prefecture
Ine is located in Japan
Ine
Ine
Location in Japan
Coordinates:
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Kyoto Prefecture
District Yosa
Government
 • Mayor Yoshimoto Hideki
Area
 • Total 61.98 km2 (23.93 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,500
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Japanese Black Pine
 • Flower Chrysanthemum
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Ine
The harbour of Ine.

Ine (伊根町 Ine-chō) is a town located in Yosa District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. There is famous wooden architecture "Funaya" (Groups of Traditional Buildings).

The tango Peninsula was a trade route from Eurasian Continent to Kyoto. Tsutsukawa district and Honjo-Hama district have been handed down Urashima Tarō legend.

As of 2008, the town has an estimated population of 2,500. The total area is 61.98 km².

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Politics and government 3
  • Industry 4
    • Industrial population 4.1
    • Fishery 4.2
  • Transportation 5
    • Bus 5.1
    • Ports 5.2
  • Tourism 6
  • External links 7

History

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

Geography

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

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

Industry

Industrial population

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

Fishery

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

Transportation

Bus

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

Ports

  • The Ine sea route

Tourism

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

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Ine official website (Japanese)