Kawanishi (川西市), located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, is a city with a rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty. As of April 2023, it has a population of approximately 156,000. The city is known for its lush natural landscapes, including the popular hiking destination Mount Iwakura, and the historic Tada Shrine. Kawanishi is also notable for its vibrant local festivals, such as the Kawanishi Matsuri, which showcases traditional music and dance. The city offers a blend of urban convenience and natural tranquility, making it an attractive place for both residents and visitors.

💻 Kawanishi City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Kawanishi

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District Postal Code
Akamatsu 〒666-0148
Ishimichi 〒666-0156
Imoo 〒666-0146
Uguisugaoka 〒666-0007
Uguisudai 〒666-0133
Uguisunomoricho 〒666-0001
Obe 〒666-0014
Obana 〒666-0015
Kasumigaoka 〒666-0031
Kamo 〒666-0025
Kinunobecho 〒666-0012
Kinshodai 〒666-0135
Kushiro 〒666-0024
Kunisaki 〒666-0103
Kurokawa 〒666-0101
Gezaicho 〒666-0107
Keyakizaka 〒666-0145
Koyodai 〒666-0115
Sakaemachi 〒666-0033
Sakane 〒666-0021
Sasabe 〒666-0104
Shitakamo 〒666-0022
Shinden 〒666-0125
Suimeidai 〒666-0116
Seiryudai 〒666-0158
Seiwadaihigashi 〒666-0142
Seiwadainishi 〒666-0143
Daiwahigashi 〒666-0111
Daiwanishi 〒666-0112
Takayamacho 〒666-0002
Tadain 〒666-0126
Tadain Tadadokorocho 〒666-0127
Tadain Nishi 〒666-0128
Tadasakuragi 〒666-0124
Chuocho 〒666-0016
Tsutsumigataki 〒666-0123
Dezaikecho 〒666-0011
Terahata 〒666-0034
Nagaocho 〒666-0113
Nishiuneno 〒666-0155
Nishitada 〒666-0138
Hagihara 〒666-0004
Hagiharadai Higashi 〒666-0005
Hagiharadai Nishi 〒666-0006
Hanayashiki 〒666-0035
Hanayashiki Yamatecho 〒666-0036
Hiuchi 〒666-0017
Higashiuneno 〒666-0117
HIgashiunenoyamate 〒666-0114
Higashikushiro 〒666-0023
HIgashitada 〒666-0122
Hidakacho 〒666-0032
Hitokura 〒666-0153
Hirano 〒666-0121
Matsugaokacho 〒666-0037
Marunouchicho 〒666-0003
Maruyamadai 〒666-0152
Manganjicho 〒665-0891
Misonocho 〒666-0013
Midorigaoka 〒666-0157
Midoridai 〒666-0129
Minaminosaka 〒666-0136
Minamihanayashiki 〒666-0026
Mino 〒666-0105
Miyamadai 〒666-0151
Musho 〒666-0141
Yato 〒666-0131
Yato Higashimachi 〒666-0132
Yanagitani 〒666-0144
Yamashitacho 〒666-0106
Yamahara 〒666-0154
Yuyamadai 〒666-0137
Yokoji 〒666-0102
Wakamiya 〒666-0147

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

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