Kitaakita (北秋田市) is a city in Akita Prefecture, Japan, established on March 22, 2005, through the merger of four towns: Takanosu, Aikawa, Moriyoshi, and Ani. As of February 2023, it has an estimated population of 29,201. The city spans 1,152.76 square kilometers and is located in the mountainous region of north-central Akita Prefecture, featuring the scenic Ōu Mountains and Towada-Hachimantai National Park. Kitaakita is known for its heavy snowfall in winter and natural attractions such as the Yoneshiro River and the Ani Ski Resort.

💻 Kitaakita City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Kitaakita

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District Postal Code
Asahichō 〒018-3313
Aniarase 〒018-4621
Aniarasegawa Hitsuhata 〒018-4623
Aniutto 〒018-4731
Aniokashinai 〒018-4743
Anikaginotaki 〒018-4624
Anikayakusa 〒018-4745
Aniginzan 〒018-4613
Anikoya 〒018-4741
Anikoyawatari 〒018-4742
Anikozama 〒018-4603
Anikosawakozan 〒018-4622
Anikobuchi 〒018-4602
Anisanmaikozan 〒018-4604
Anitotorinai 〒018-4733
Aninagahatake 〒018-4734
Aninakamura 〒018-4732
Aninekko 〒018-4744
Anihitachinai 〒018-4735
Anifushikage 〒018-4746
Animaeda 〒018-4515
Animagisawakozan 〒018-4612
Animizunashi 〒018-4611
Aniyoshida 〒018-4601
Isecho 〒018-3314
Imaizumi 〒018-3343
Urata 〒018-4302
Omachi 〒018-3324
Katsurase 〒018-4516
Kamanosawa 〒018-4251
Kamisugi 〒018-4231
Kawai 〒018-4211
Kidoishi 〒018-4203
Kurosawa 〒018-3341
Komata 〒018-4513
Gomihori 〒018-4514
Komori 〒018-3451
Konda 〒018-4273
Zaimokucho 〒018-3311
Sakae 〒018-3302
Shimosugi 〒018-4221
Sumiyoshicho 〒018-3322
Sumomodai 〒018-4282
Serisawa 〒018-4261
Takanosu 〒018-3332
Tsuzureko 〒018-3301
Dojo 〒018-4241
Nakayashiki 〒018-3453
Nanukaichi 〒018-3452
Niidame 〒018-4272
Nemorita 〒018-4512
Hachimantai Shinden 〒018-4202
Hanazonochō 〒018-3312
Haneyama 〒018-4281
Higashi Yokomachi 〒018-3316
Fukuda 〒018-4271
Bozawa 〒018-3333
Honjo 〒018-4303
Maeyama 〒018-3342
Masuzawa 〒018-4201
Matsubacho 〒018-3321
Mitsukita 〒018-4263
Missato 〒018-4262
Miyamaecho 〒018-3315
Motomachi 〒018-3325
Moriyoshi 〒018-4511
Yonaizawa 〒018-4301
Yoneshirocho 〒018-3323
Wakigami 〒018-3454

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 Kitaakita 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 Kitaakita, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Kitaakita. The first type of PO box is provided by Kitaakita 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 Kitaakita 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 Kitaakita 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.