Uki (宇城市) is a city in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. It was established on January 15, 2005, through the merger of several towns including Misumi, Shiranuhi, Matsubase, Ogawa, and Toyono. As of 2017, the city has an estimated population of 59,928 and covers an area of 188.56 square kilometers. Uki experiences a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and cool winters, and significant rainfall, especially in June and July. The city offers cultural and historical attractions, and its administration focuses on providing diverse community services.

💻 Uki City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Uki

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District Postal Code
Ogawamachi Egashira 〒869-0624
Ogawamachi Ogawa 〒869-0621
Ogawamachi Kawajiri 〒869-0623
Ogawamachi Kitaono 〒869-0601
Ogawamachi Kitakaitō 〒869-0616
Ogawamachi Kitashinden 〒869-0631
Ogawamachi Kitabeta 〒869-0604
Ogawamachi Gōnoe 〒869-0606
Ogawamachi Shiranui 〒869-0635
Ogawamachi Shinden 〒869-0633
Ogawamachi Shindende 〒869-0636
Ogawamachi Sumiyoshi 〒869-0634
Ogawamachi Nakaono 〒869-0602
Ogawamachi Nishikaitō 〒869-0615
Ogawamachi Nishikitaogawa 〒869-0622
Ogawamachi Higashiogawa 〒869-0613
Ogawamachi Higashikaitō 〒869-0611
Ogawamachi Minamiogawa 〒869-0614
Ogawamachi Minamiono 〒869-0603
Ogawamachi Minamikaitō 〒869-0612
Ogawamachi Minamishinden 〒869-0632
Ogawamachi Minamibeta 〒869-0605
Shiranuhimachi Uragami 〒869-0563
Shiranuhimachi Einō 〒869-3471
Shiranuhimachi Ōmi 〒869-3473
Shiranuhimachi Kashiwahara 〒869-0554
Shiranuhimachi Kamematsu 〒869-0561
Shiranuhimachi Kōra 〒869-0552
Shiranuhimachi Kosobu 〒869-0553
Shiranuhimachi Goryō 〒869-0551
Shiranuhimachi Nagasaki 〒869-0562
Shiranuhimachi Matsuai 〒869-3472
Toyonomachi Itoishi 〒861-4301
Toyonomachi Kamigō 〒861-4303
Toyonomachi Shimogō 〒861-4304
Toyonomachi Subayashi 〒861-4307
Toyonomachi Nakama 〒861-4302
Toyonomachi Yasumi 〒861-4306
Toyonomachi Yamasaki 〒861-4305
Matsubasemachi Asakawa 〒869-0544
Matsubasemachi Uchida 〒869-0522
Matsubasemachi Urakawachi 〒869-0521
Matsubasemachi Ōno 〒869-0531
Matsubasemachi Kirara 〒869-0503
Matsubasemachi Kugu 〒869-0532
Matsubasemachi Kōyama 〒869-0512
Matsubasemachi Sunagawa 〒869-0545
Matsubasemachi Takezaki 〒869-0523
Matsubasemachi Toyozaki 〒869-0542
Matsubasemachi Toyofuku 〒869-0524
Matsubasemachi Nishishimogō 〒869-0534
Matsubasemachi Hagio 〒869-0513
Matsubasemachi Higashimatsuzaki 〒869-0541
Matsubasemachi Magano 〒869-0511
Matsubasemachi Matsubase 〒869-0502
Matsubasemachi Matsuyama 〒869-0501
Matsubasemachi Minamitoyozaki 〒869-0543
Matsubasemachi Mifune 〒869-0546
Matsubasemachi Ryōnakama 〒869-0533
Misumimachi Ōkuchi 〒869-3211
Misumimachi Ōtao 〒869-3201
Misumimachi Kōnōra 〒869-3202
Misumimachi Satonōra 〒869-3213
Misumimachi Teba 〒869-3212
Misumimachi Tobase 〒869-3203
Misumimachi Nakamura 〒869-3204
Misumimachi Hata 〒869-3205
Misumimachi Maegoshi 〒869-3206
Misumimachi Misumiura 〒869-3207

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

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