Ino 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 the merger with Gohoku and Hongawa but with 2003 population statistics, the town has an estimated population of 27,960 and a population density of 59.4 persons per km². The total area is 470.71 km².