Amakusa (天草市), located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, is a city known for its scenic beauty and historical significance. It comprises several islands and is famous for its rich marine life and historical sites, including remnants of early Christian heritage. With a population of around 83,082, Amakusa's economy is primarily driven by tourism, fishing, and agriculture. The city is part of the Amakusa Gokyo, a group of five bridges connecting the islands, offering stunning views and promoting regional connectivity​

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Districts and Postal Codes in Amakusa

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District Postal Code
Asahimachi 〒863-2172
Amakusamachi Ōe 〒863-2801
Amakusamachi Ōemukō 〒863-1401
Amakusamachi Shimodakita 〒863-2803
Amakusamachis Himodaminami 〒863-2802
Amakusamachi Takahamakita 〒863-1205
Amakusamachi Takahamaminami 〒863-2804
Amakusamachi Fukuregi 〒863-2806
Ariakemachi Akasaki 〒861-7201
Ariakemachi Ōura 〒861-7203
Ariakemachi Ōshimago 〒861-7314
Ariakemachi Kusubo 〒861-7204
Ariakemachi Kōtsūra 〒861-7311
Ariakemachi Koshimago 〒861-7313
Ariakemachi Shimotsūra 〒861-7312
Ariakemachi Suji 〒861-7202
Itsuwamachi Oniike 〒863-2331
Itsuwamachi Goryō 〒863-2201
Itsuwamachi Jōgawara 〒863-2114
Itsuwamachi Teno 〒863-2424
Itsuwamachi Futae 〒863-2421
Imagama Shinmachi 〒863-0013
Imagamamachi 〒863-0012
Ushibukamachi 〒863-1901
Ōtamachi 〒863-0032
Ōhamamachi 〒863-0015
Onikimachi 〒863-1721
Kamebamachi Kamegawa 〒863-0043
Kamebamachi Jikiba 〒863-0046
Kawauramachi Imada 〒863-1201
Kawauramachi Imatomi 〒863-1403
Kawauramachi Kawaura 〒863-1202
Kawauramachi Sakitsu 〒863-1404
Kawauramachi Shirakikawachi 〒863-1215
Kawauramachi Shingō 〒863-1216
Kawauramachi Tachihara 〒863-1211
Kawauramachi Hisadome 〒863-1214
Kawauramachi Miyanokawachi 〒863-1212
Kawauramachi Rogi 〒863-1213
Kawara Shinmachi 〒863-0036
Kawaramachi 〒863-0024
Kitahamamachi 〒863-0011
Kitaharamachi 〒863-0049
Kusūramachi 〒863-0044
Kutamamachi 〒863-1902
Kuratakemachi Ura 〒861-6401
Kuratakemachi Tanasoko 〒861-6402
Kuratakemachi Miyada 〒861-6403
Goshōramachi Goshōra 〒866-0313
Goshōramachi Makishima 〒866-0334
Goshōramachi Yokōra 〒866-0303
Komatsubaramachi 〒863-0019
Saitsumachi 〒863-2171
Sakaemachi 〒863-0022
Shikakimachi 〒863-0041
Shimōramachi 〒861-6551
Jōkamachi 〒863-0016
Jōnanmachi 〒863-0034
Shinwamachi Ikariishi 〒863-1111
Shinwamachi Ōtao 〒863-0102
Shinwamachi Ōmiyaji 〒863-0103
Shinwamachi Komiyaji 〒863-0101
Shinwamachi Nakada 〒863-1112
Sumotomachi Uchida 〒861-6301
Sumotomachi Kawachi 〒861-6302
Sumotomachi Baba 〒861-6303
Sumotomachi Furue 〒861-6304
Sumotomachi Yufunehara 〒861-6305
Suwamachi 〒863-0037
Sedomachi 〒863-0042
Chūō Shinmachi 〒863-0023
Nakamuramachi 〒863-0048
Hajiutomachi 〒863-0045
Hachimanmachi 〒863-0047
Hamasakimachi 〒863-0018
Higashihamamachi 〒863-0014
Higashimachi 〒863-0033
Fukamimachi 〒863-1511
Futauramachi Kameura 〒863-1432
Futauramachi Hayaura 〒863-1431
Funenōmachi 〒863-0017
Furukawamachi 〒863-0025
Hondomachi Hirose 〒863-0001
Hondomachi Hondo 〒863-0003
Hondomachi Hontobaba 〒863-0002
Hondomachi Motoizumi 〒863-0004
Honmachi Shimogawachi 〒863-0006
Honmachi Shinkyū 〒863-0005
Honmachi Hon 〒863-0007
Maruomachi 〒863-0050
Minatomachi 〒863-0021
Minami Shinmachi 〒863-0031
Minamimachi 〒863-0038
Miyajidakemachi 〒863-1161
Yamanotemachi 〒863-0035

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

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