Nishiwaki (西脇市) is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, known as the geographical center of Japan. Established in 1954, the city has a population of approximately 37,945 as of May 2023. Nishiwaki is renowned for its vibrant textile industry, particularly Banshu-ori fabrics, and for its rich agricultural produce, including rice and vegetables. The city emphasizes a balance of urban development and natural beauty, featuring various parks and historical sites, such as the Nishiwaki Kotsu and the Japan Heso Park. Nishiwaki promotes cultural events and community activities to enhance the quality of life for its residents.

💻 Nishiwaki City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Nishiwaki

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District Postal Code
ayamacho 〒677-0061
Itabacho 〒677-0056
Ichiharacho 〒677-0004
Ueno 〒677-0044
Ogachi 〒677-0038
Ogicho 〒677-0001
Ono 〒677-0025
Osazakicho 〒677-0065
Ochikatacho 〒677-0068
Kamiojicho 〒677-0069
Kamitoda 〒677-0035
Kamihiecho 〒677-0039
Kurodachocho Ishihara 〒679-0322
Kurodachocho Ofushi 〒679-0324
Kurodachocho Oka 〒679-0313
Kurodachocho Kita 〒679-0311
Kurodachocho Kuroda 〒679-0302
Kurodachocho Konae 〒679-0301
Kurodachocho Daimon 〒679-0316
Kurodachocho Tako 〒679-0321
Kurodachocho Tsumai 〒679-0315
Kurodachocho Nishizawa 〒679-0323
Kurodachocho Fukuji 〒679-0314
Kurodachocho Funamachi 〒679-0304
Kurodachocho Maesaka 〒679-0303
Kurodachocho Monryu 〒679-0312
Kodaicho 〒677-0016
Kosakacho 〒677-0017
Gonosecho 〒677-0014
Komoe 〒677-0021
Sakamoto 〒677-0026
Shikanocho 〒677-0033
Shima 〒677-0024
Shimotoda 〒677-0043
Sumiyoshicho 〒677-0031
Takashimacho 〒677-0041
Takamatsucho 〒677-0055
Tanicho 〒677-0051
Tsukaguchicho 〒677-0034
Tsuma 〒677-0036
Deaicho 〒677-0062
Terauchi 〒677-0022
Tomitacho 〒677-0018
Tomiyoshi Kamimachi 〒677-0011
Tomiyoshi Minamicho 〒677-0012
Nakahatacho 〒677-0032
Nishijima 〒677-0023
Nishidacho 〒677-0003
Nishiwaki 〒677-0015
Nonakacho 〒677-0005
Nomuracho 〒677-0054
Nomuracho Akanegaoka 〒677-0057
Hayasucho 〒677-0006
Hiecho 〒677-0037
Hinocho 〒677-0013
Hiranocho 〒677-0063
Horicho 〒677-0042
Maejimacho 〒677-0002
Mizuocho 〒677-0066
Myorakujicho 〒677-0067
Yasakacho 〒677-0064
Wadacho 〒677-0052
Wabucho 〒677-0053

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

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