Annaka (安中市) is a city located in Gunma Prefecture, Japan. As of 2024, it has a population of approximately 55,000. The city is known for its historical significance, including sites like the Usui Pass Railway Heritage Park and the Megane Bridge. Annaka also boasts scenic natural landscapes, such as the Akima Bairin Plum Grove, which attracts visitors during the blooming season. The city is committed to promoting a vibrant community life with various public facilities, educational institutions, and cultural events.

💻 Annaka City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Annaka

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District Postal Code
Akimaminorigaoka 〒379-0109
Annaka 〒379-0116
Isobe 〒379-0127
Itahana 〒379-0111
Iwai 〒379-0112
Otake 〒379-0121
Oya 〒379-0113
Omata 〒379-0105
Kamigokan 〒379-0108
Kamimanita 〒379-0123
Gobara 〒379-0135
Kobetsuto 〒379-0132
Saginomiya 〒379-0124
Shimoakima 〒379-0104
Shimoisobe 〒379-0129
Shimogokan 〒379-0106
Shimomanita 〒379-0122
Nakaakima 〒379-0103
Nakagokan 〒379-0107
Nakajuku 〒379-0115
Nakanoya 〒379-0125
Nishikamiakima 〒379-0101
Nishikamiisobe 〒379-0126
Nodono 〒379-0114
Haraichi 〒379-0133
Higashi Kamiakima 〒379-0102
Higashi Kamiisobe 〒379-0128
Furuya 〒379-0131
Matsuidamachi Arai 〒379-0216
Matsuidamachi Iriyama 〒379-0305
Matsuidamachi Okunada 〒379-0226
Matsuidamachi Obinata 〒379-0213
Matsuidamachi Kamimasuda 〒379-0211
Matsuidamachi Kitanomaki 〒379-0304
Matsuidamachi Kokuga 〒379-0214
Matsuidamachi Goryo 〒379-0302
Matsuidamachi Sakamoto 〒379-0307
Matsuidamachi Shimomasuda 〒379-0212
Matsuidamachi Takanashi 〒379-0215
Matsuidamachi Toge 〒389-0121
Matsuidamachi Niibori 〒379-0221
Matsuidamachi Nikenzaike 〒379-0223
Matsuidamachi Nishinomaki 〒379-0303
Matsuidamachi Hara 〒379-0306
Matsuidamachi Hijishio 〒379-0217
Matsuidamachi Hitomi 〒379-0224
Matsuidamachi Matsuida 〒379-0222
Matsuidamachi Yashiro 〒379-0225
Matsuidamachi Yokokawa 〒379-0301
Mine 〒379-0136
Yanase 〒379-0134

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

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