Minami-ku is one of the five wards of Kumamoto City in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. It is located in the southern part of the city and is bordered by Nishi-ku, Chūō-ku, and Higashi-ku, as well as the cities of Uki and Uto, and the towns of Kashima, Mifune, and Kōsa. Minami-ku spans an area of 110.02 square kilometers and had a population of 122,773 as of 2012. The ward is characterized by a mix of urban and rural landscapes, providing a unique living environment within Kumamoto City.

💻 Kumamoto City, Minami Ward Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Kumamotoshiminamiku

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District Postal Code
Mawatari 〒862-0968
Aidomimachi 〒861-4121
Arao 〒861-4136
Idenakama 〒862-0963
Imamachi 〒861-5251
Ujiguchimachi 〒861-4124
Usuba 〒861-4131
Uchidamachi 〒861-4127
Egoe 〒860-0834
Okukogamachi 〒861-4125
Kaminogō 〒861-4132
Karikusa 〒861-4134
Kawaguchimachi 〒861-4123
Kawashiri 〒861-4115
Gōshi 〒861-4111
Kōda 〒861-4108
Gondōmachi 〒861-4117
Shimamachi 〒861-4133
Jōnanmachi Akami 〒861-4231
Jōnanmachi Adaka 〒861-4224
Jōnanmachi Ikari 〒861-4205
Jōnanmachi Izumi 〒861-4213
Jōnanmachi Imayoshino 〒861-4211
Jōnanmachi Kumanoshō 〒861-4203
Jōnanmachi Sakano 〒861-4201
Jōnanmachi Sansan 〒861-4206
Jōnanmachi Shizume 〒861-4215
Jōnanmachi Shimada 〒861-4236
Jōnanmachi Shimomiyaji 〒861-4204
Jōnanmachi Jinnai 〒861-4221
Jōnanmachi Taka 〒861-4232
Jōnanmachi Chimachi 〒861-4235
Jōnanmachi Tsuiji 〒861-4212
Jōnanmachi Tsukawara 〒861-4226
Jōnanmachi Naga 〒861-4234
Jōnanmachi Niunomiya 〒861-4233
Jōnanmachi Higashiadaka 〒861-4225
Jōnanmachi Fujiyama 〒861-4223
Jōnanmachi Mainohara 〒861-4214
Jōnanmachi Miyaji 〒861-4202
Jōnanmachi Rokuta 〒861-4237
Jōnanmachi Wanize 〒861-4222
Shirafuji 〒861-4112
Shiroishimachi 〒861-5264
Sunaharamachi 〒861-5255
Zendomomachi 〒861-4126
Tainoshima 〒862-0965
Tamukae 〒862-0962
Tamukaemachi Yayamachi 〒862-0966
Chikami 〒861-4101
Togawaramachi 〒861-5252
Tobimachi 〒861-4135
Tomiaimachi Enokidzu 〒861-4146
Tomiaimachi Ōmachi 〒861-4145
Tomiaimachi Ofunate 〒861-4141
Tomiaimachi Kakinoe 〒861-4165
Tomiaimachi Kamisugi 〒861-4143
Tomiaimachi Kiyofuji 〒861-4151
Tomiaimachi Kiwara 〒861-4153
Tomiaimachi Koiwase 〒861-4161
Tomiaimachi Kōzaki 〒861-4166
Tomiaimachi Koga 〒861-4157
Tomiaimachi Kokuchō 〒861-4162
Tomiaimachi Komonoe 〒861-4167
Tomiaimachi Shijimizu 〒861-4163
Tomiaimachi Shakadō 〒861-4144
Tomiaimachi Shin 〒861-4152
Tomiaimachi Sugijima 〒861-4142
Tomiaimachi Tanoshiri 〒861-4156
Tomiaimachi Nishitanoshiri 〒861-4164
Tomiaimachi Hirabaru 〒861-4154
Tomiaimachi Mainoe 〒861-4147
Tomiaimachi Minamitanoshiri 〒861-4155
Nakamutama Chi 〒861-4116
Namitatemachi 〒861-5263
Noguchi 〒861-4137
Noda 〒861-4114
Hataguchimachi 〒861-5265
Hafujimachi 〒861-5253
Hamaguchimachi 〒861-5262
Hiyoshi 〒861-4109
Hirata 〒860-0826
Magodaimachi 〒861-5254
Midorimachi 〒861-4122
Minamitakae 〒861-4106
Miyuki Kibemachi 〒861-4104
Miyukinishi Mutamachi 〒861-4102
Miyukifue Damachi 〒861-4103
Miyukikibe 〒861-4173
Miyukinishi 〒861-4171
Miyukifueda 〒861-4172
Muta Guchimachi 〒861-5261
Motomimachi 〒861-4105
Yahata 〒861-4113
Yayamachi 〒862-0969
Ryūtsū Danchi 〒862-0967

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

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