Makurazaki (枕崎市) is a city in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan, known for its rich fishing industry, particularly for bonito (katsuobushi), which is a key ingredient in Japanese cuisine. The city faces the East China Sea, providing abundant marine resources that support its economy. Makurazaki also offers cultural attractions and natural beauty, with coastal scenery and festivals celebrating its maritime heritage. The local government focuses on promoting tourism, environmental sustainability, and the welfare of its residents. The city emphasizes the integration of traditional practices with modern development to enhance community life.

💻 Makurazaki Village Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Makurazaki

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District Postal Code
Akebonochō 〒898-0080
Asahimachi 〒898-0008
Izumimachi 〒898-0006
Itashiki Nishimachi 〒898-0084
Itashiki Honmachi 〒898-0082
Itashiki Minamimachi 〒898-0083
Iwasakichō 〒898-0052
Iwadochō 〒898-0058
Ebisuchō 〒898-0009
Ōtsuka Kitamachi 〒898-0026
Ōtsuka Nakamachi 〒898-0028
Ōtsuka Nishimachi 〒898-0027
Ōtsuka Minamimachi 〒898-0029
Origuchichō 〒898-0003
Kagofumotomachi 〒898-0054
Kasugachō 〒898-0044
Kayanochō 〒898-0098
Kiharachō 〒898-0057
Kiyomizumachi 〒898-0066
Kinzanchō 〒898-0076
Kinzannishimachi 〒898-0074
Kunimichō 〒898-0088
Kotsukachō 〒898-0099
Kotobukichō 〒898-0062
Kobachō 〒898-0053
Komamizuchō 〒898-0094
Sakaenakamachi 〒898-0038
Sakaehonmachi 〒898-0037
Sakura Gichō 〒898-0018
Sakurayama Kamimachi 〒898-0073
Sakurayama Chō 〒898-0061
Sakurayama Nishimachi 〒898-0055
Sakurayama Higashimachi 〒898-0065
Sakurayama Honmachi 〒898-0064
Satomachi 〒898-0097
Shiomichō 〒898-0002
Shioyakitamachi 〒898-0041
Shioyaminamimachi 〒898-0042
Shimomatsuchō 〒898-0095
Shirasawakitamachi 〒898-0089
Shirasawanishimachi 〒898-0092
Shirasawahigashimachi 〒898-0091
Shinmachi 〒898-0007
Sumiyoshichō 〒898-0017
Setochō 〒898-0087
Sonominishimachi 〒898-0047
Sonomihonmachi 〒898-0046
Takamichō 〒898-0016
Tategamikitamachi 〒898-0045
Tategamihonmachi 〒898-0025
Tabugawachō 〒898-0075
Chūōchō 〒898-0051
Chiyodachō 〒898-0012
Toyotomemachi 〒898-0081
Nakamachi 〒898-0005
Nishikago 〒898-0024
Nishihonmachi 〒898-0015
Nitaurachō 〒898-0093
Higashikago 〒898-0021
Higashihonmachi 〒898-0014
Hinokamikitamachi 〒898-0043
Hinokamichō 〒898-0048
Hinokamimisakichō 〒898-0049
Hinodechō 〒898-0034
Hiratamachi 〒898-0035
Beppu 〒898-0032
Beppunishimachi 〒898-0086
Beppuhigashimachi 〒898-0085
Makayamachi 〒898-0096
Makurazaki 〒898-0031
Matsunōchō 〒898-0001
Michinochō 〒898-0072
Midorimachi 〒898-0011
Minatomachi 〒898-0004
Miharamachi 〒898-0056
Miyatachō 〒898-0022
Miyamaechō 〒898-0033
Miyamachō 〒898-0071
Myōkenmachi 〒898-0063
Meiwachō 〒898-0036
Yamatechō 〒898-0013
Wakabachō 〒898-0023

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

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