Ine (伊根町, Ine-chō) is a town located in Yosa District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 28 February 2022, the town had an estimated population of 1984 in 899 households and a population density of 32 persons per km². The total area of the town is 61.95 square kilometres (23.92 sq mi).

The area of the modern town of Ine was within ancient Tango Province, and ports along this coast had trade connections with mainland Asia in ancient times. The town has connections with the Urashima Tarō legend (Tsutsukawa district and Honjo-Hama district ) and with the Xu Fu legend (Nii district) . In the Edo Period, it was part of the area was controlled by Miyazu Domain. The town of Ine was established within Yosa District with the creation of the modern municipalities system on April 1, 1889. The village was bombed by the United States Navy in World War II. On November 3, 1954 Ine merged with the neighboring villages of Tsutsukawa, Asadsuma, and Honjo and was raised to town status. In October 2008, Ine was designated one of The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan.

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