Amami (奄美市) is a city located on Amami Ōshima in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Established on March 20, 2006, through the merger of Naze, Kasari, and Sumiyō, it covers an area of 308.15 square kilometers and has a population of approximately 41,390 as of 2020. The city is known for its rich natural beauty, including beaches and forests, and its unique Ryukyu culture. Amami serves as a hub for transportation, culture, and commerce within the Amami Islands.

💻 Amami City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Amami

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District Postal Code
Kasarichō Ushuku 〒894-0501
Kasarichō Kasari 〒894-0622
Kasarichō Kawakami 〒894-0625
Kasarichō Kise 〒894-0507
Kasarichō Sato 〒894-0511
Kasarichō Sani 〒894-0627
Kasarichō Suno 〒894-0624
Kasarichō Setta 〒894-0504
Kasarichō Sotoganeku 〒894-0513
Kasarichō Taira 〒894-0505
Kasarichō Tekebu 〒894-0506
Kasarichō Nakaganeku 〒894-0512
Kasarichō Beru 〒894-0623
Kasarichō Manya 〒894-0502
Kasarichō Yani 〒894-0626
Kasarichō Yō 〒894-0621
Kasarichō Yōan 〒894-0508
Kasarichō Wano 〒894-0503
Sumiyōchō Ishihara 〒894-1201
Sumiyōchō Ichi 〒894-1321
Sumiyōchō Kamiya 〒894-1203
Sumiyōchō Kawauchi 〒894-1115
Sumiyōchō Gusuku 〒894-1111
Sumiyōchō Surigachi 〒894-1116
Sumiyōchō Nishinakama 〒894-1202
Sumiyōchō Higashinakama 〒894-1114
Sumiyōchō Mizato 〒894-1113
Sumiyōchō Yakugachi 〒894-1205
Sumiyōchō Yanma 〒894-1304
Sumiyōchō Wase 〒894-1112
Nazeasa To 〒894-0773
Nazeasa Ni 〒894-0043
Nazeasa Nishinmachi 〒894-0041
Nazeasa Nichō 〒894-0042
Nazeasa Hichō 〒894-0061
Nazeashikebu 〒894-0351
Nazeariya 〒894-0002
Nazeariyachō 〒894-0062
Nazearira 〒894-0352
Nazeangachichō 〒894-0011
Nazeishibashichō 〒894-0017
Nazeitsubugachi 〒894-0774
Nazeitsubuchō 〒894-0021
Nazeinechō 〒894-0024
Nazeirifunechō 〒894-0034
Nazeuragami 〒894-0108
Nazeuragamichō 〒894-0068
Nazekasugachō 〒894-0013
Nazekanekuchō 〒894-0031
Nazekusatochō 〒894-0022
Nazekoshuku 〒894-0046
Nazekohamachō 〒894-0006
Nazekomatachō 〒894-0012
Nazekominato 〒894-0771
Nazesaiwaichō 〒894-0025
Nazesakibaru 〒894-0776
Nazesadaikumachō 〒894-0005
Nazeshiohamachō 〒894-0035
Nazesuehirochō 〒894-0027
Nazedaikuma 〒894-0001
Nazedaikumachō 〒894-0009
Nazechinase 〒894-0047
Nazenakagachi 〒894-0003
Nazenakagachichō 〒894-0063
Nazenagatachō 〒894-0023
Nazenagahamachō 〒894-0036
Nazenazegachi 〒894-0775
Nazenishinakagachi 〒894-0772
Nazenesebu 〒894-0048
Nazehatohamachō 〒894-0004
Nazehamasatochō 〒894-0044
Nazehiratachō 〒894-0014
Nazehiramatsuchō 〒894-0045
Nazefurutachō 〒894-0016
Nazemanadzuchō 〒894-0015
Nazeminatomachi 〒894-0026
Nazeyanagimachi 〒894-0032
Nazeyanowakichō 〒894-0033
Nazewakōchō 〒894-0007

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

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