Yufu (由布市), located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan, is renowned for its hot springs and scenic beauty, particularly in the famous Yufuin Onsen area. The city is nestled between Mount Yufu and Mount Tsurumi, offering picturesque landscapes that attract numerous tourists. Yufu encompasses traditional Japanese inns (ryokan), charming shops, and cultural sites, blending modern amenities with a tranquil, rural atmosphere. With a population of approximately 33,531, Yufu's economy thrives on tourism, agriculture, and local crafts, making it a unique destination that combines nature, relaxation, and cultural experiences

💻 Yufu City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Yufu

Click on the district name for the complete Japanese address, the complete English address, how to write a Japanese address, the postal code, the map location, and more.

District Postal Code
Shōnaichō Asono 〒879-5423
Shōnaichō Ichigi 〒879-5404
Shōnaichō Ōtatsu 〒879-5413
Shōnaichō Obasama 〒879-5402
Shōnaichō Kakiharu 〒879-5421
Shōnaichō Kitaōtsuru 〒879-5401
Shōnaichō Gokase 〒879-5412
Shōnaichō Shōnaibaru 〒879-5434
Shōnaichō Takaoka 〒879-5433
Shōnaichō Tatsuharu 〒879-5411
Shōnaichō Naonōchiyama 〒879-5424
Shōnaichō Naka 〒879-5435
Shōnaichō Nagano 〒879-5431
Shōnaichō Nishi 〒879-5436
Shōnaichō Nishiōtsuru 〒879-5408
Shōnaichō Nishichōhō 〒879-5406
Shōnaichō Nobatake 〒879-5422
Shōnaichō Hatakeda 〒879-5432
Shōnaichō Higashiōtsuru 〒879-5403
Shōnaichō Higashichōhō 〒879-5405
Shōnaichō Hiraishi 〒879-5437
Shōnaichō Fuchi 〒879-5425
Shōnaichō Minamiōtsuru 〒879-5407
Hasamamachi Akano 〒879-5516
Hasamamachi Idaigaoka 〒879-5503
Hasamamachi Uchinari 〒879-5517
Hasamamachi Onigase 〒879-5521
Hasamamachi Onizaki 〒879-5501
Hasamamachi Ono 〒879-5522
Hasamamachi Kitagata 〒879-5518
Hasamamachi Kubachi 〒879-5512
Hasamamachi Shinohara 〒879-5523
Hasamamachi Shimoichi 〒879-5504
Hasamamachi Takazaki 〒879-5513
Hasamamachi Tashiro 〒879-5519
Hasamamachi Tani 〒879-5531
Hasamamachi Tsutsuguchi 〒879-5532
Hasamamachi Toi 〒879-5510
Hasamamachi Tokimatsu 〒879-5524
Hasamamachi Nanazōshi 〒879-5514
Hasamamachi Hasama 〒879-5506
Hasamamachi Furuno 〒879-5511
Hasamamachi Hōnoki 〒879-5525
Hasamamachi Mifune 〒879-5515
Hasamamachi Mukainoharu 〒879-5502
Yufuinchō Kawakami 〒879-5102
Yufuinchō Kawakita 〒879-5114
Yufuinchō Kawanishi 〒879-5113
Yufuinchō Kawaminami 〒879-5103
Yufuinchō Shimoyunohira 〒879-5111
Yufuinchō Tsukawara 〒879-5101
Yufuinchō Nakagawa 〒879-5104
Yufuinchō Yunohira 〒879-5112

Start with the postal code, the prefecture, the city, the district, and then the number of the block and housing unit. Then end with the person’s name.
Here’s an example of how to write a Japanese address in English.
Ginza, Chuo-ku
Mr. Taro Tanaka

For more information on how to write a Japanese address, see this article.

To type the Japanese postal code, first type the character code '3012.' Then press ALT + X and Japan's postal code symbol will appear.

To obtain an address in Yufu for receiving mail, sign up for a virtual address service like MailMate. MailMate provides you with a mailing address for receiving Japanese mail and packages. MailMate can also be used for company registration in Yufu, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Yufu. The first type of PO box is provided by Yufu Post and is only available for individuals with a daily volume of mail. The second type of PO box is provided by private services with no limits on daily mail volume. Learn more about how to open a PO box in Japan.

Japan Post offers Standard Mail for regular letters and small parcels, typically delivered in 2-3 days. Express Mail speeds this up to 1-2 days. Registered Mail adds tracking and insurance, requiring a signature on delivery. Yu-Pack handles larger parcels with tracking and insurance, delivered in 1-3 days. Letter Pack provides flat-rate options for documents and small items, with tracking available. EMS is for international express delivery, offering fast service to over 120 countries. Non-Standard Mail covers items exceeding standard size and weight limits. Private couriers like Yamato Transport's Takkyubin offer domestic and international parcel delivery with tracking. Sagawa Express provides similar services, including same-day delivery and refrigerated shipping. International couriers like DHL, FedEx, and UPS offer express delivery with tracking and insurance. Specialized services include Cool TA-Q-BIN for refrigerated items, Yu-Mail for books and CDs, and Smart Letter for small documents. These options cover varying needs for speed, cost, and security. For more information on international shipping options, check out this article.

To send mail or packages from Yufu to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from ¥2,050 for a 1kg parcel to ¥64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at ¥1,800 for a 1kg parcel to ¥21,000 for a 30kg parcel, but it takes longer. Factors affecting costs include weight, distance, and chosen service. Discounted rates are available for bulk shipments. For detailed rates and more information, visit the article here.

For sending mail and packages from Yufu via Japan Post, the weight limit is 30 kg for most services. The size restrictions include a maximum combined length and girth of 3 meters (300 cm). For smaller parcels, the combined length and girth should not exceed 2 meters (200 cm). Specific dimensions and weight limits may vary depending on the service chosen (Airmail, Surface Mail, etc.). For detailed information, refer to the article here.

To print an international parcel label for Japan Post, start by creating an account on Japan Post's International Mail My Page Service. Register both sender and recipient information, then select the desired shipping service, such as EMS or Airmail. Input the shipment details, including content description, shipping date, and parcel weight. After reviewing and confirming all entered information, use the provided printer icon to print the label. For more details, refer to this article.