Awara (あわら市) is a city in Fukui Prefecture, Japan, with a population of approximately 27,107 as of March 2021. Known for its natural hot springs and onsen resorts, Awara is a popular destination for tourists seeking relaxation and wellness. The city, situated in the northern part of the prefecture, is characterized by its humid climate with warm summers and cold winters. Awara also emphasizes agriculture and tourism in its economy, with notable historical and cultural attractions, including the Echizen-Kaga Kaigan Quasi-National Park.

💻 Awara City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Awara

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District Postal Code
Aonoki 〒919-0814
Akao 〒910-4273
Ashizuru 〒910-4102
Ii 〒919-0614
Ieyoshi 〒910-4112
Ikeguchi 〒919-0615
Ichihime 〒919-0621
Inagoe 〒919-0623
Ushinoya 〒919-0721
Ushiyama 〒910-4111
Ushiroyama 〒919-0735
Uneichinono 〒919-0722
Uryu 〒919-0742
Uwano 〒919-0724
Omizo 〒919-0628
Onsen 〒910-4104
Kakibara 〒919-0812
Kamadani 〒919-0732
Kamiban 〒910-4134
Kawaraide 〒919-0616
Kita 〒919-0749
Kitagata 〒910-4272
Kitakanazu 〒919-0634
Kitano 〒919-0748
Kitahikida 〒919-0744
Kitahondo 〒910-4146
Kiyotaki 〒919-0733
Kunikage 〒910-4115
Kunugi 〒919-0736
Kumasaka 〒919-0723
Kumon 〒910-4147
Kuwabara 〒919-0612
Kouma 〒910-4142
Gonze 〒919-0737
Gonzeichinono 〒919-0731
Sakaguchi 〒919-0817
Sasaoka 〒919-0726
Sawa 〒919-0804
Shigeyoshi 〒910-4122
Shimokanaya 〒919-0727
Shimoban 〒910-4138
Jiyugaoka 〒919-0604
Juso 〒910-4276
Joshinden 〒910-4275
Jiroumaru 〒919-0745
Sugano 〒919-0602
Sumiya 〒910-4145
Seio 〒919-0815
Seima 〒919-0611
Takatsuka 〒919-0631
Taki 〒919-0805
Tanakanaka 〒910-4124
Tamaki 〒910-4141
Tanbaku 〒910-4132
Tozenji 〒910-4131
Todoroki 〒910-4133
Nakagawa 〒919-0741
Nakanohama 〒910-4144
Nakaban 〒910-4137
Namimatsu 〒910-4277
Nishionsen 〒910-4127
Nunome 〒910-4126
Hashiya 〒919-0802
Hasugaura 〒919-0811
Hananomori 〒919-0633
Hamasaka 〒910-4271
Harumiya 〒919-0632
Banden 〒910-4123
Bandono 〒910-4274
Higashionsen 〒910-4121
Higashitanaka 〒919-0746
Higashiyama 〒919-0734
Hiyama 〒919-0803
Futaomote 〒910-4103
Funatsu 〒910-4105
Furuyaishizuka 〒919-0613
Hosorogi 〒919-0801
Horiejuraku 〒910-4125
Maedani 〒919-0725
Misunoo 〒919-0747
Minamihikida 〒919-0743
Miyadani 〒919-0806
Yachi 〒919-0603
Yamasaihoji 〒919-0813
Yamajuraku 〒919-0816
Yamamuro 〒919-0601
Yubinaka 〒919-0807
Yokogaki 〒910-4113
Yoshizaki 〒922-0679

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

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