Gujō (郡上市) is a city in Gifu Prefecture, Japan, renowned for its scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage. As of 2024, it has a population of approximately 39,372. The city is famous for the Gujō Odori, a traditional dance festival that attracts many visitors annually. Gujō's landscape includes clear rivers and the picturesque Gujō Hachiman Castle, which enhance its appeal as a tourist destination. The city is also known for its quality water, which supports both its agriculture and the production of fake food samples, a unique local craft. Governed by Mayor Takanori Yamamoto, Gujō focuses on sustainable development and community well-being.

💻 Gujō City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Gujō

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
Shirotoricho Atagi 〒501-5111
Shirotoricho Itoshiro 〒501-5231
Shirotoricho Oshima 〒501-5124
Shirotoricho Onji 〒501-5115
Shirotoricho Kossa 〒501-5125
Shirotoricho Shirotori 〒501-5121
Shirotoricho Tamezani 〒501-5122
Shirotoricho Nagataki 〒501-5104
Shirotoricho Nakatsuya 〒501-5123
Shirotoricho Nakanishi 〒501-5116
Shirotoricho Naru 〒501-5114
Shirotoricho Nozoe 〒501-5113
Shirotoricho Hitano 〒501-5105
Shirotoricho Futsukamachi 〒501-5103
Shirotoricho Hokijima 〒501-5102
Shirotoricho Maedani 〒501-5101
Shirotoricho Mukaikodara 〒501-5126
Shirotoricho Rokunori 〒501-5112
Takasucho Ayutate 〒501-5304
Takasucho Owashi 〒501-5303
Takasucho Nishibora 〒501-5305
Takasucho Hirugano 〒501-5301
Takasucho Washimi 〒501-5302
Hachimancho Aioi 〒501-4236
Hachimancho Akuda 〒501-4205
Hachimancho Asahi 〒501-4204
Hachimancho Arisaka 〒501-4235
Hachimancho Ariho 〒501-4201
Hachimancho Ichishima 〒501-4202
Hachimancho Inari 〒501-4223
Hachimancho Irima 〒501-4451
Hachimancho Otemachi 〒501-4219
Hachimancho Osakicho 〒501-4217
Hachimancho Obi 〒501-4455
Hachimancho Ono 〒501-4221
Hachimancho Kajika 〒501-4231
Hachimancho Kajiyamachi 〒501-4218
Hachimancho Gocho 〒501-4234
Hachimancho Sakanamachi 〒501-4215
Hachimancho Sakuramachi 〒501-4228
Hachimancho Shima 〒501-4238
Hachimancho Shimadani 〒501-4222
Hachimancho Jonancho 〒501-4224
Hachimancho Shokuninmachi 〒501-4212
Hachimancho Shono 〒501-4203
Hachimancho Shinmachi 〒501-4226
Hachimancho Sugo 〒501-4453
Hachimancho Setori 〒501-4233
Hachimancho Taishomachi 〒501-4225
Hachimancho Tonomachi 〒501-4213
Hachimancho Nakatsubo 〒501-4211
Hachimancho Nabi 〒501-4237
Hachimancho Nishioppara 〒501-4207
Hachimancho Nonokura 〒501-4454
Hachimancho Hashimotocho 〒501-4227
Hachimancho Hatsune 〒501-4232
Hachimancho Honmachi 〒501-4216
Hachimancho Miyama 〒501-4452
Hachimancho Mukaiyama 〒501-4241
Hachimancho Yanagimachi 〒501-4214
Hachimancho Yoshino 〒501-4206
Minamicho Umehara 〒501-4104
Minamicho Ohara 〒501-4107
Minamicho Kamita 〒501-4101
Minamicho Katasago 〒501-4102
Minamicho Hakusan 〒501-4106
Minamicho Mito 〒501-4105
Minamicho Yamada 〒501-4103
Meiho Otani 〒501-4301
Meiho Ogawa 〒501-4305
Meiho Okuzumi 〒501-4304
Meiho Kaminozu 〒501-4302
Meiho Kera 〒501-4303
Meiho Hatasa 〒501-4306
Meiho Futamate 〒501-4307
Yamatocho Uchigatani 〒501-4618
Yamatocho Omami 〒501-4601
Yamatocho Ochibe 〒501-4619
Yamatocho Kabe 〒501-4606
Yamatocho Kanji 〒501-4605
Yamatocho Kurusu 〒501-4603
Yamatocho Komami 〒501-4602
Yamatocho Shima 〒501-4610
Yamatocho Tsurugi 〒501-4612
Yamatocho Tokunaga 〒501-4607
Yamatocho Nasarabe 〒501-4613
Yamatocho Noguchi 〒501-4614
Yamatocho Batsusara 〒501-4615
Yamatocho Fukuda 〒501-4616
Yamatocho Furumichi 〒501-4604
Yamatocho Horaguchi 〒501-4617
Yamatocho Maki 〒501-4608
Yamatocho Manba 〒501-4611
Waracho Agono 〒501-4514
Waracho Kakura 〒501-4501
Waracho Kamizawa 〒501-4508
Waracho Kamidokyo 〒501-4512
Waracho Sawa 〒501-4517
Waracho Shimozawa 〒501-4509
Waracho Shimodokyo 〒501-4513
Waracho Shimobora 〒501-4511
Waracho Tabira 〒501-4504
Waracho Dokyo 〒501-4518
Waracho Nojiri 〒501-4503
Waracho Higashino 〒501-4505
Waracho Housu 〒501-4515
Waracho Hoshimaru 〒501-4510
Waracho Mikura 〒501-4516
Waracho Miyaji 〒501-4507
Waracho Miyashiro 〒501-4502
Waracho Yokono 〒501-4506

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

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