Kure (呉市) is a city in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, with a rich naval history and significant industrial presence. Established in 1902, Kure is known for its shipbuilding and steel industries, hosting the Japan Marine United shipyards and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force base. The city was a major naval base during World War II and now features the Yamato Museum, dedicated to maritime history. With a population of approximately 208,024 as of 2023, Kure combines its industrial heritage with attractions like the Seto Inland Sea and various historical sites.

💻 Kure City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Kure

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District Postal Code
Kaigan 〒737-0823
Aoyamachō 〒737-0023
Agachūō 〒737-0003
Agaminami 〒737-0004
Agakita 〒737-0001
Agamachi 〒737-0005
Asahimachi 〒737-0056
Adzuma 〒737-0076
Uchigamichō 〒737-0804
Uneharachō 〒737-0061
Umekichō 〒737-0872
Ebarachō 〒737-0807
Ōyamachō 〒737-0878
Oshigome 〒737-0915
Oshigome Nishihirachō 〒737-0914
Ondochō Arikiyo 〒737-1212
Ondochō Iwashihama 〒737-1203
Ondochō Kitaondo 〒737-1204
Ondochō Sakioku 〒737-1213
Ondochō Takasu 〒737-1206
Ondochō Tahara 〒737-1216
Ondochō Tsuboi 〒737-1201
Ondochō Tonoko 〒737-1217
Ondochō Hata 〒737-1211
Ondochō Hatami 〒737-1207
Ondochō Hayase 〒737-1215
Ondochō Hikiji 〒737-1202
Ondochō Fujinowaki 〒737-1214
Ondochō Minamiondo 〒737-1205
Kamagarichō Ōura 〒737-0402
Kamagarichō Tado 〒737-0403
Kamagarichō Miyazakari 〒737-0401
Kamagarichō Mukai 〒737-0311
Kamiuchi Gamichō 〒737-0808
Kaminaga Sakochō 〒737-0031
Kamini Kōchō 〒737-0817
Kamihatachō 〒737-0071
Kamihira Barachō 〒737-0079
Kamiyama Dachō 〒737-0054
Karugachō 〒737-0862
Kawajirichō Itayasumi 〒737-2631
Kawajirichō Iwado 〒737-2634
Kawajirichō Ushirogake 〒737-2637
Kawajirichō Ōbara 〒737-2614
Kawajirichō Okida 〒737-2633
Kawajirichō Kanbata 〒737-2632
Kawajirichō Kusuji 〒737-2606
Kawajirichō Kudoshi 〒737-2605
Kawajirichō Konigata 〒737-2604
Kawajirichō Kobata 〒737-2617
Kawajirichō Koyō 〒737-2608
Kawajirichō Sainotani 〒737-2636
Kawajirichō Shinkōchi 〒737-2615
Kawajirichō Nishi 〒737-2603
Kawajirichō Norosan 〒737-2609
Kawajirichō Harayama 〒737-2601
Kawajirichō Higashi 〒737-2607
Kawajirichō Mizuochi 〒737-2616
Kawajirichō Mori 〒737-2602
Kawajirichō Yanagisako 〒737-2635
Kanbarachō 〒737-0026
Kitashio Yachō 〒737-0836
Kurahashichō 〒737-1377
Kegoya 〒737-0012
Gōharano Ronosato 〒737-0163
Gōhara Manabinōka 〒737-0162
Gōharachō 〒737-0161
Gōmachi 〒737-0803
Saiwaichō 〒737-0028
Sanjō 〒737-0821
Sanwachō 〒737-0021
Shiomichō 〒737-0873
Shimizu 〒737-0022
Shimokamagarichō Ōjizō 〒737-0302
Shimokamagarichō Sannose 〒737-0301
Shimokamagarichō Shimojima 〒737-0303
Shimoyama Dachō 〒737-0055
Shōwachō 〒737-0027
Shingūchō 〒737-0835
Jinyama 〒737-0923
Setomichō 〒737-0834
Sōyama Damura 〒737-0815
Takaramachi 〒737-0029
Chūō 〒737-0051
Tsukijichō 〒737-0822
Tsubonō Chichō 〒737-0014
Teramotochō 〒737-0033
Tennōōhama 〒737-0875
Tennō Shioyachō 〒737-0881
Tennōden Jūbarachō 〒737-0884
Tennō Nishijō 〒737-0883
Tennō Higashikubo 〒737-0882
Tennō Fukūrachō 〒737-0885
Tennō Minamimachi 〒737-0874
Tennō Miyamachi 〒737-0876
Tochibarachō 〒737-0922
Toyohamachō Itsukishima 〒734-0103
Toyohamachō Ōhama 〒734-0102
Toyohamachō Toyoshima 〒734-0101
Naeshirochō 〒737-0921
Nakadōri 〒737-0046
Nagasakochō 〒737-0035
Nagatanichō 〒737-0871
Naganokichō 〒737-0053
Nigataō Toshichō 〒737-0153
Nigata Sanbashidōri 〒737-0154
Nigata Nakasujichō 〒737-0151
Nigata Nishigamichō 〒737-0145
Nigata Nishikimachi 〒737-0155
Nigata Honmachi 〒737-0152
Nigata Minamichō 〒737-0156
Nigata Miyagamichō 〒737-0146
Nigata Chō 〒737-0157
Nikō Kyōchō 〒737-0816
Nikōchō 〒737-0818
Nishiatagochō 〒737-0827
Nishikata Yamachō 〒737-0806
Nishikawara Ishichō 〒737-0825
Nishishioyachō 〒737-0838
Nishishikata 〒737-0074
Nishisō Dzukechō 〒737-0062
Nishitatsukawa 〒737-0809
Nishitanichō 〒737-0064
Nishichūō 〒737-0811
Nishihatachō 〒737-0075
Nishimitsu Tachō 〒737-0812
Harumichō 〒737-0833
Hikarimachi 〒737-0831
Higashiatagochō 〒737-0828
Higashikata Yamachō 〒737-0805
Higashikawara Ishichō 〒737-0824
Higashishio Yachō 〒737-0837
Higashishika Tachō 〒737-0073
Higashisō Dzukechō 〒737-0063
Higashitatsu Kawachō 〒737-0801
Higashichūō 〒737-0052
Higashihata 〒737-0072
Higashimitsu Tachō 〒737-0813
Hirabarachō 〒737-0078
Hiroishiuchi 〒737-0101
Hiroekimae 〒737-0142
Hirōubanchō 〒737-0138
Hirōoshingai 〒737-0141
Hirōobiro 〒737-0111
Hirokuimotochō 〒737-0122
Hirokoshingai 〒737-0112
Hirokotsubo 〒737-0137
Hiroshiyake 〒737-0103
Hiroshiraishi 〒737-0143
Hiroshiratake 〒737-0144
Hirosuehiro 〒737-0133
Hirotagaya 〒737-0134
Hirotsu Kumochō 〒737-0135
Hirotoku Maruchō 〒737-0102
Hironaka Sakochō 〒737-0105
Hironaka Shingai 〒737-0124
Hironakachō 〒737-0131
Hironagahama 〒737-0136
Hironada 〒737-0132
Hiro Bunkachō 〒737-0114
Hiro Bentenbashichō 〒737-0107
Hiro Honmachi 〒737-0125
Hiromachi 〒737-0002
Hiromachida 〒737-0104
Hiromiashi 〒737-0106
Hiroyokoro 〒737-0113
Hiroyoshimatsu 〒737-0121
Hiroryōtani 〒737-0123
Fushihara 〒737-0077
Funamichō 〒737-0015
Bōjichō 〒737-0065
Hondōri 〒737-0045
Honmachi 〒737-0032
Matoba 〒737-0013
Mizorochō 〒737-0034
Minamitatsu Kawachō 〒737-0802
Miharashi 〒737-0011
Miyahara 〒737-0024
Murosechō 〒737-0025
Yakeyama 〒737-0904
Yakeyama Izumigaoka 〒737-0913
Yakeyama Konoharachō 〒737-0902
Yakeyama Sakuragaoka 〒737-0933
Yakeyama Chūō 〒737-0935
Yakeyama Hibarigaokachō 〒737-0901
Yakeyama Honjō 〒737-0912
Yakeyama Masaune 〒737-0934
Yakeyama Matsugaoka 〒737-0932
Yakeyama Mitsuishichō 〒737-0931
Yakeyama Miyagasako 〒737-0908
Yakeyama Higashi 〒737-0936
Yakeyama Nishi 〒737-0903
Yakeyama Minami 〒737-0924
Yakeyama Kita 〒737-0911
Yakeyama Chō 〒737-0906
Yasūrachō Akōzaka 〒737-2511
Yasūrachō Ato 〒737-2503
Yasūrachō Atonishi 〒737-2512
Yasūrachō Atohigashi 〒737-2513
Yasūrachō Uchinōmi 〒737-2507
Yasūrachō Uchinōmikita 〒737-2518
Yasūrachō Uchinōmiminami 〒737-2519
Yasūrachō Uchihira 〒737-2505
Yasūrachō Onagobata 〒737-2501
Yasūrachō Shimogauchi 〒737-2509
Yasūrachō Chūō 〒737-2516
Yasūrachō Chūōkita 〒737-2515
Yasūrachō Chūōhaitsu 〒737-2514
Yasūrachō Nakagiri 〒737-2504
Yasūrachō Nakahata 〒737-2508
Yasūrachō Harahata 〒737-2506
Yasūrachō Mizushiri 〒737-2517
Yasūrachō Mitsuguchi 〒737-2502
Yahatachō 〒737-0044
Yamate 〒737-0814
Yayoichō 〒737-0877
Yutakamachi Ōchō 〒734-0301
Yutakamachi Okitomo 〒734-0303
Yutakamachi Kubi 〒734-0304
Yutakamachi Mitarai 〒734-0302
Yoshiura Ikenōrachō 〒737-0844
Yoshiura Iwagamichō 〒737-0865
Yoshiura Kamijōchō 〒737-0867
Yoshiura Shindechō 〒737-0851
Yoshiura Shinmachi 〒737-0845
Yoshiura Jingachō 〒737-0841
Yoshiura Tankochō 〒737-0843
Yoshiura Nakamachi 〒737-0853
Yoshiura Nishijōchō 〒737-0864
Yoshiura Higashihonmachi 〒737-0852
Yoshiura Higashimachi 〒737-0842
Yoshiura Honmachi 〒737-0861
Yoshiura Matsubachō 〒737-0866
Yoshiura Miyahanachō 〒737-0863
Yoshiura Chō 〒737-0846
Ryōjō 〒737-0826
Wakabachō 〒737-0832
Washō 〒737-0041
Washō Noborimachi 〒737-0043
Washō Honmachi 〒737-0042

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

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