Kirishima (霧島市) is a city located in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. It was established on November 7, 2005, through the merger of several towns and villages. Kirishima is renowned for its natural beauty, including the Kirishima-Yaku National Park, which features the Kirishima mountain range and numerous hot springs. The city is also famous for its historical sites, such as the Kirishima Shrine, which is deeply connected to Japanese mythology. Kirishima's economy benefits from tourism, agriculture, and hot spring resorts, making it a significant cultural and economic center in the region.

💻 Kirishima City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Kirishima

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District Postal Code
Kirishimaōkubo 〒899-4203
Kirishimakawakita 〒899-4204
Kirishimataguchi 〒899-4201
Kirishimanagamizu 〒899-4202
Kokubūe Nodan 〒899-4461
Kokubūe Noharajōmonnomori 〒899-4318
Kokubūe Noharatekunopāku 〒899-4317
Kokubūwai 〒899-4313
Kokubu Kamikogawa 〒899-4316
Kokubu Kawauchi 〒899-4314
Kokubu Kawahara 〒899-4303
Kokubu Kiyomizu 〒899-4304
Kokubu Kennōtochō 〒899-4355
Kokubu Kōrida 〒899-4305
Kokubu Shikine 〒899-4462
Kokubu Shigehisa 〒899-4301
Kokubus Hitai 〒899-4463
Kokubu Shiroyamachō 〒899-4331
Kokubu Shinmachi 〒899-4351
Kokubu Daimyōji 〒899-4302
Kokubu Chūō 〒899-4332
Kokubu Nabachō 〒899-4311
Kokubu Noguchikita 〒899-4344
Kokubu Noguchichō 〒899-4342
Kokubu Noguchinishi 〒899-4343
Kokubu Noguchihigashi 〒899-4341
Kokubu Himegi 〒899-4354
Kokubu Himegiminami 〒899-4356
Kokubu Hirose 〒899-4321
Kokubu Fukushima 〒899-4322
Kokubu Fuchū 〒899-4345
Kokubu Fuchūchō 〒899-4346
Kokubu Matsuki 〒899-4323
Kokubu Matsukichō 〒899-4325
Kokubu Matsukihigashi 〒899-4324
Kokubu Minato 〒899-4315
Kokubu Muke 〒899-4352
Kokubu Mukechō 〒899-4353
Kokubu Yamashitachō 〒899-4312
Hayatochō Asahi 〒899-5118
Hayatochō Uchi 〒899-5116
Hayatochō Uchiyamada 〒899-5106
Hayatochō Oda 〒899-5105
Hayatochō Ohama 〒899-5103
Hayatochō Kareigawa 〒899-5113
Hayatochō Saikōji 〒899-5114
Hayatochō Jingū 〒899-5121
Hayatochō Shinkō 〒899-5102
Hayatochō Sumiyoshi 〒899-5101
Hayatochō Tōgō 〒899-5115
Hayatochō Nokumida 〒899-5104
Hayatochō Himegi 〒899-5111
Hayatochō Matsunaga 〒899-5112
Hayatochō Mitsugi 〒899-5117
Fukuyamachō Kareigawa 〒899-4504
Fukuyamachō Fukuzawa 〒899-4503
Fukuyamachō Fukuchi 〒899-4502
Fukuyamachō Fukuyama 〒899-4501
Makizonochō Kaminakatsugawa 〒899-6604
Makizonochō Santaidō 〒899-6602
Makizonochō Shimonakatsugawa 〒899-6506
Makizonochō Shukukubota 〒899-6507
Makizonochōt Akachiho 〒899-6503
Makizonochō Manzen 〒899-6601
Makizonochō Mochimatsu 〒899-6505
Mizobechō Arikawa 〒899-6401
Mizobechō Sakimori 〒899-6405
Mizobechō Takaze 〒899-6402
Mizobechō Fumoto 〒899-6404
Mizobechō Minawa 〒899-6403
Noyokogawachō Kamino 〒899-6301
Noyokogawachō Shimono 〒899-6302
Noyokogawachō Nakano 〒899-6303

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

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