Morioka (盛岡市) is the capital city of Iwate Prefecture in Japan, situated in the Tōhoku region on Honshu island. It spans an area of 886.47 square kilometers and has a population of approximately 292,000 as of January 2021. The city is known for its scenic beauty, including views of Mount Iwate and the Kitakami River. Morioka has a rich history, with the remnants of Morioka Castle and cultural festivals like the Sansa Odori. The city serves as a commercial and cultural hub, with a strong emphasis on local cuisine and traditional crafts.

💻 Morioka City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Morioka

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District Postal Code
Aoyama 〒020-0133
Asagishi 〒020-0801
Atagoshita 〒020-0014
Atagocho 〒020-0013
Abetatecho 〒020-0126
Iokashinden 〒020-0852
Isagozawa 〒020-0312
Isari 〒020-0054
Inaricho 〒020-0142
Imoda 〒028-4131
Iwashimizu 〒020-0012
Iwawakicho 〒020-0101
Ueda 〒020-0066
Uedatsutsumi 〒020-0113
Uchimaru 〒020-0023
Ogayu 〒020-0404
Osawakawara 〒020-0025
Odatecho 〒020-0147
Odori 〒020-0022
Otobe 〒020-0403
Kaiunbashidori 〒020-0026
Kagano 〒020-0807
Kado 〒020-0823
Kamiioka 〒020-0854
Kamiota 〒020-0053
Kamikazuma 〒020-0855
Kamikuriyagawa 〒020-0143
Kamido 〒020-0125
Kaminohashicho 〒020-0887
Kamiyonai 〒020-0001
Kawasaki 〒028-4135
Kawamata 〒020-0203
Kawame 〒020-0812
Kawamecho 〒020-0811
Kitaiioka 〒020-0857
Kita Tenshojicho 〒020-0136
Kita Matsuzono 〒020-0105
Kitayama 〒020-0061
Kita Yugaosecho 〒020-0031
Kuriyagawa 〒020-0124
Kuroishino 〒020-0111
Kurokawa 〒020-0402
Koma 〒028-4125
Kosugiyama 〒020-0815
Kotorizawa 〒020-0104
Konyacho 〒020-0885
Saien 〒020-0024
Zaimokucho 〒020-0063
Sakaidacho 〒020-0041
Sakanacho 〒020-0878
Sakuradai 〒020-0002
Sannocho 〒020-0821
Sanbonyanagi 〒020-0831
Shikecho 〒020-0883
Shibutami 〒028-4132
Shimizucho 〒020-0875
Shimoiioka 〒020-0853
Shimoda 〒028-4134
Shimonohashicho 〒020-0877
Shimo Ota 〒020-0051
Shimo Kazuma 〒020-0856
Shimo Kuriyagawa 〒020-0123
Shimo Yonai 〒020-0003
Joseicho 〒020-0044
Shinjo 〒020-0803
Shinjocho 〒020-0806
Shindencho 〒020-0042
Shinmeichō 〒020-0884
Sumiyoshicho 〒020-0882
Zenkunen 〒020-0127
Senboku 〒020-0861
Senbokucho 〒020-0865
Daijijicho 〒020-0828
Daishincho 〒020-0135
Takakuzure 〒020-0825
Takamatsu 〒020-0114
Tatemukaicho 〒020-0115
Tamayama 〒020-0202
Tamayamanagai 〒028-4121
Tamayamababa 〒028-4124
Chabatake 〒020-0822
Chuodori 〒020-0021
Tsukigaoka 〒020-0121
Tsushida 〒020-0835
Tsushida Chuo 〒020-0838
Tsushida Nishi 〒020-0836
Tsushidacho 〒020-0837
Tsushida Minami 〒020-0839
Tsuchibuchi 〒020-0144
Tsutsujigaoka 〒020-0802
Tsunagi 〒020-0055
Teshiromori 〒020-0401
Terabayashi 〒028-4122
Tenshojicho 〒020-0137
Tenjincho 〒020-0881
Nakaota 〒020-0052
Nakagawacho 〒020-0043
Nakatsutsumicho 〒020-0131
Nakano 〒020-0816
Nakanohashidori 〒020-0871
Nakayashikicho 〒020-0141
Nagai 〒020-0834
Nagatacho 〒020-0062
Nagahashicho 〒020-0146
Nashinokicho 〒020-0064
Nasukawacho 〒020-0016
Natayacho 〒020-0827
Nishiaoyama 〒020-0132
Nishishitadaicho 〒020-0065
Nishisenboku 〒020-0864
Nishimatsuzono 〒020-0103
Nishimirumae 〒020-0833
Nedamo 〒020-0313
Hakoshimizu 〒020-0116
Hachimancho 〒020-0872
Baba 〒020-0841
Babacho 〒020-0876
Higashi Aniwa 〒020-0824
Higashi Kuroishino 〒020-0108
Higashi Sakurayama 〒020-0804
Higashi Shinjo 〒020-0805
Higashi Senboku 〒020-0862
Higashi Nakano 〒020-0817
Higashi Nakanochō 〒020-0814
Higashi Matsuzono 〒020-0106
Higashi Midorigaoka 〒020-0112
Higashi Mirumae 〒020-0832
Higashiyama 〒020-0813
Hinoto 〒020-0201
Hiraka Shinden 〒020-0145
Honcho Dori 〒020-0015
Maegata 〒020-0148
Makibori 〒028-4123
Matsuocho 〒020-0873
Matsuzono 〒020-0107
Matsunai 〒028-4136
Mikodacho 〒020-0826
Mitake 〒020-0122
Mitsuwari 〒020-0011
Midorigaoka 〒020-0117
Minami Aoyamacho 〒020-0134
Minami Odori 〒020-0874
Minami Senboku 〒020-0863
Mukainakano 〒020-0851
Motomiya 〒020-0866
Momijigaoka 〒020-0005
Morioka Ekinishitori 〒020-0045
Morioka Ekimaekitadori 〒020-0033
Morioka Ekimaedori 〒020-0034
Monzenji 〒028-4133
Yanagawa 〒020-0311
Yabukawa 〒028-2711
Yamagishi 〒020-0004
Yugaosecho 〒020-0032
Yuzawa 〒020-0842
Yuzawa Higashi 〒020-0844
Yuzawa Nishi 〒020-0843
Yuzawa Minami 〒020-0845
Ryutsu Center North 〒020-0846
Wakasonochō 〒020-0886

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

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