Tamana (玉名市) is a city in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, established on April 1, 1954. Covering an area of 152.55 square kilometers, Tamana has a population of approximately 64,292 people as of 2020. It features a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and cool winters, and significant rainfall, particularly in June and July. Tamana merged with the towns of Taimei, Tensui, and Yokoshima in 2005. Notable for its history and local culture, Tamana is home to landmarks and public amenities highlighted on its official city website.

💻 Tamana City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Tamana

Click on the district name for the complete Japanese address, the complete English address, how to write a Japanese address, the postal code, the map location, and more.

District Postal Code
Naka 〒865-0064
Nakao 〒865-0063
Aoki 〒865-0004
Aono 〒865-0035
Akimaru 〒865-0026
Anrakuji 〒865-0014
Ikura Minamikata 〒865-0045
Ikura Kitakata 〒865-0041
Ishinuki 〒865-0008
Iwasaki 〒865-0016
Eitokuji 〒865-0024
Ōkura 〒865-0023
Ōhamamachi 〒865-0055
Oshima 〒865-0054
Onojiri 〒865-0048
Katasuwa 〒865-0044
Kamioda 〒865-0011
Kamenokō 〒865-0015
Kawasaki 〒865-0007
Kawashima 〒865-0047
Kawabeta 〒865-0017
Kitasaka Monta 〒865-0032
Kitamuta 〒865-0046
Kobama 〒865-0057
Shimo 〒865-0013
Shimōda 〒865-0018
Sendagawara 〒865-0053
Taimeimachi Ōgizaki 〒869-0213
Taimeimachi Ōnoshimo 〒869-0224
Taimeimachi Koga 〒869-0235
Taimeimachi Saishōji 〒869-0236
Taimeimachi Shimōkinosu 〒869-0212
Taimeimachi Shimomaehara 〒869-0221
Taimeimachi Jō 〒869-0232
Taimeimachi Shōyama 〒869-0231
Taimeimachi Takamichi 〒869-0202
Taimeimachi Nakado 〒869-0223
Taimeimachi Nabe 〒869-0211
Taimeimachi Noguchi 〒869-0222
Taimeimachi Hamada 〒869-0203
Taimeimachi Hirakida 〒869-0238
Taimeimachi Misaki 〒869-0234
Taimeimachi Yamashita 〒869-0201
Takase 〒865-0025
Tasaki 〒865-0031
Tamana 〒865-0005
Tsuiji 〒865-0065
Tsukida 〒865-0001
Tsuru 〒865-0021
Terada 〒865-0022
Tensuimachi Oama 〒861-5401
Tensuimachi Ota 〒861-5406
Tensuimachi Takezaki 〒861-5404
Tensuimachi Tachibana 〒861-5402
Tensuimachi Nobeta 〒861-5405
Tensuimachi Hetami 〒861-5403
Tominō 〒865-0062
Nakasaka Monta 〒865-0033
Nameishi 〒865-0056
Hakodani 〒865-0002
Hanegi 〒865-0051
Matsuki 〒865-0052
Mizonōe 〒865-0003
Mitsukawa 〒865-0009
Minamisaka Monta 〒865-0034
Miyabara 〒865-0042
Mukōdzuru 〒865-0027
Yamada 〒865-0066
Yamabeta 〒865-0012
Yokoshimamachi Ōzono 〒865-0071
Yokoshimamachi Kyōei 〒865-0073
Yokoshimamachi Yokoshima 〒865-0072
Yokota 〒865-0043
Ryūganji 〒865-0061
Ryōhazama 〒865-0006
Rokuta 〒865-0058

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

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