Kagoshima (鹿児島市) is the capital city of Kagoshima Prefecture, located on the southwestern tip of Kyushu Island in Japan. The city is famous for its active stratovolcano, Sakurajima, which dominates the Kagoshima Bay. Known historically as the center of the Satsuma Domain, Kagoshima played a significant role during the Meiji Restoration. The city's economy thrives on a mix of traditional industries such as agriculture and fishing, alongside modern sectors like tourism and manufacturing. Kagoshima is also renowned for its rich cultural heritage, hot springs, and beautiful natural scenery.


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Districts and Postal Codes in Kagoshima

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District Postal Code
Usukichō 〒890-0074
Arata 〒890-0054
Arimurachō 〒891-1545
Ariyadachō 〒891-1107
Ikenōechō 〒892-0806
Ishiki 〒890-0008
Ishikidai 〒890-0007
Ishikichō 〒891-1203
Ishidanichō 〒899-2701
Izumichō 〒892-0822
Inarichō 〒892-0801
Inuzakochō 〒891-1205
Irisachō 〒899-3206
Uearatachō 〒890-0055
Uenosonochō 〒890-0052
Uomichō 〒891-0112
Usuki 〒890-0073
Okanoharachō 〒892-0876
Ogawachō 〒892-0817
Ono 〒890-0021
Onochō 〒891-1222
Obarachō 〒891-0111
Oroshihonmachi 〒891-0123
Kajiyachō 〒892-0846
Kasugachō 〒892-0804
Kamitatsuochō 〒892-0851
Kamitaniguchichō 〒899-2703
Kamifukumotochō 〒891-0116
Kamihonmachi 〒892-0818
Kamoike 〒890-0063
Kamoikeshinmachi 〒890-0064
Kawakamichō 〒891-1275
Kawadachō 〒891-1103
Kiiresesekushichō 〒891-0201
Kiirenakamyōchō 〒891-0202
Kiirenukumichō 〒891-0206
Kiirehitokurachō 〒891-0204
Kiiremaenohamachō 〒891-0205
Kiirechō 〒891-0203
Kibōgaokachō 〒891-0107
Kinkōdai 〒891-0145
Kinkōchō 〒892-0836
Kinseichō 〒892-0828
Gionnosuchō 〒892-0803
Kurokamichō 〒891-1501
Kenohikarigaoka 〒891-1204
Kōtsukichō 〒892-0837
Kōtokujidai 〒891-0103
Kōmenchō 〒891-1402
Kōyō 〒890-0038
Kōraichō 〒890-0051
Kōrimoto 〒890-0065
Kōrimotochō 〒890-0084
Kōriyamatakemachi 〒891-1108
Kōriyamachō 〒891-1105
Gokabeppuchō 〒891-0101
Gofukumachi 〒892-0826
Komatsubara 〒891-0114
Koyamadachō 〒899-2531
Sakanōe 〒891-0150
Sakamotochō 〒892-0862
Sakuragaoka 〒891-0175
Sakurajima Akamizuchō 〒891-1420
Sakurajima Akōbaruchō 〒891-1417
Sakurajima Koikechō 〒891-1418
Sakurajima Saidōchō 〒891-1414
Sakurajima Shirahamachō 〒891-1411
Sakurajima Takechō 〒891-1416
Sakurajima Fujinochō 〒891-1415
Sakurajima Futamatachō 〒891-1412
Sakurajima Matsūrachō 〒891-1413
Sakurajima Yokoyamachō 〒891-1419
Sanwachō 〒890-0071
Jigenjichō 〒891-0146
Shimizuchō 〒892-0802
Shimoarata 〒890-0056
Shimoishiki 〒890-0005
Shimoishikichō 〒890-0004
Shimotachō 〒892-0873
Shimotatsuochō 〒892-0852
Shimofukumotochō 〒891-0144
Jiyūgaoka 〒891-0106
Jōsei 〒890-0041
Jōnanchō 〒892-0835
Shōyōdaichō 〒899-2707
Shiroyama 〒890-0013
Shiroyamachō 〒892-0853
Shineichō 〒890-0072
Shinjimachō 〒891-1403
Shinshōinchō 〒890-0016
Shinmachi 〒892-0832
Shinyashikichō 〒892-0838
Sumiyoshichō 〒892-0823
Seiryō 〒890-0032
Seiwa 〒891-0109
Sennichichō 〒892-0843
Sennen 〒890-0001
Sōmuta 〒890-0014
Sōmutachō 〒890-0015
Daikokuchō 〒892-0825
Daimyōgaoka 〒892-0872
Dairyūchō 〒892-0805
Takashi 〒890-0043
Tagami 〒890-0034
Tagamidai 〒890-0036
Tagamichō 〒890-0035
Take 〒890-0045
Takeoka 〒890-0031
Taniyamakō 〒891-0131
Taniyamachūō 〒891-0141
Tamazatodanchi 〒890-0011
Tamazatochō 〒890-0012
Chūōkōshinmachi 〒890-0076
Chūōchō 〒890-0053
Chūzan 〒891-0108
Chūzanchō 〒891-0105
Tsudzumigawachō 〒892-0807
Tenokuchichō 〒892-0845
Terukunichō 〒892-0841
Tenpozanchō 〒890-0061
Tōkaichō 〒891-0115
Tokiwa 〒890-0047
Tokiwachō 〒890-0044
Toso 〒890-0081
Naokichō 〒899-2705
Nakamachi 〒892-0827
Nagatachō 〒892-0854
Nagayoshi 〒890-0023
Nanatsujima 〒891-0132
Nanei 〒891-0122
Nanrinjichō 〒892-0834
Nishiishiki 〒890-0002
Nishisakamotochō 〒892-0863
Nishisatachō 〒891-1301
Nishisengokuchō 〒892-0847
Nishida 〒890-0046
Nishitaniyama 〒891-0117
Nishibeppuchō 〒890-0033
Nishimatachō 〒891-1106
Nishimurasakibaruchō 〒890-0083
Nojirichō 〒891-1541
Hanaomachi 〒891-1101
Hamamachi 〒892-0812
Harara 〒890-0026
Hararachō 〒890-0025
Haruyamachō 〒899-2704
Higashikōrimotochō 〒890-0068
Higashisakamoto 〒892-0861
Higashisakurajimachō 〒891-1543
Higashisatachō 〒891-1302
Higashisengokuchō 〒892-0842
Higashitaniyama 〒891-0113
Higashimatachō 〒891-1102
Hikariyama 〒891-0151
Hinodechō 〒890-0086
Hiyamizuchō 〒892-0855
Hirakawachō 〒891-0133
Hiratachō 〒899-2709
Hiranochō 〒892-0848
Hiroki 〒890-0037
Fukuyamachō 〒899-2702
Funatsuchō 〒892-0831
Furusatochō 〒891-1544
Hoshigamine 〒891-0102
Horiechō 〒892-0824
Honkōshinmachi 〒892-0814
Honjōchō 〒891-1303
Honmyōchō 〒891-1304
Masagochō 〒890-0066
Masagohonmachi 〒890-0067
Matsubarachō 〒892-0833
Midorigaokachō 〒892-0874
Minamikōrimotochō 〒890-0069
Minamishinmachi 〒890-0085
Minayoshichō 〒891-1206
Miyanōrachō 〒891-1305
Murasakibaru 〒890-0082
Muregaoka 〒891-1306
Meizanchō 〒892-0821
Meiwa 〒890-0024
Mochikichō 〒891-1542
Yakushi 〒890-0042
Yasuichō 〒892-0815
Yanagimachi 〒892-0819
Yamashitachō 〒892-0816
Yamadachō 〒891-0104
Yamanokuchichō 〒892-0844
Yusukichō 〒891-1104
Yoshino 〒892-0877
Yoshinochō 〒892-0871
Yojirō 〒890-0062
Yotsumotochō 〒899-2708
Wakabachō 〒890-0006
Wada 〒891-0143

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.
〒170-3293
Tokyo
Ginza, Chuo-ku
5-2-1
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 Kagoshima 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 Kagoshima, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)


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