Yamaga (山鹿市) is a city in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, established on April 1, 1954. The city expanded on January 15, 2005, by absorbing the towns of Kahoku, Kamoto, Kaō, and Kikuka from Kamoto District. Covering an area of 299.67 square kilometers, Yamaga has a population of approximately 49,082 as of October 2020. Known for its cultural heritage, Yamaga hosts attractions like the Kumamoto Prefectural Ancient Burial Mound Museum and the annual Yamaga Bon-dancing Lantern Festival. The city is also notable for its traditional Yachioza Theatre.

💻 Yamaga City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Yamaga

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District Postal Code
Kikukamachi Matsuo 〒861-0424
Azono 〒861-0547
Ishi 〒861-0553
Izumimachi 〒861-0512
Ōhashidōri 〒861-0517
Osaka 〒861-0521
Obaru 〒861-0543
Omure 〒861-0555
Kaōmachi Aizato 〒861-0565
Kaōmachi Iwabaru 〒861-0561
Kaōmachi Umenokidani 〒861-0574
Kaōmachi Ōura 〒861-0576
Kaōmachi Kitadani 〒861-0571
Kaōmachi Shimono 〒861-0573
Kaōmachi Chida 〒861-0563
Kaōmachi Chūnōra 〒861-0575
Kaōmachi Niōdō 〒861-0572
Kaōmachi Hiro 〒861-0564
Kaōmachi Mochimatsu 〒861-0562
Kakōtōri 〒861-0532
Katōda 〒861-0382
Kahokumachi Imō 〒861-0602
Kahokumachi Iwano 〒861-0603
Kahokumachishi Imochi 〒861-0604
Kahokumachi Shichō 〒861-0601
Kahokumachi Taku 〒861-0605
Kamiyoshida 〒861-0524
Kamō 〒861-0523
Kamotomachi Ishibuchi 〒861-0311
Kamotomachi Oshima 〒861-0315
Kamotomachi Kajiya 〒861-0312
Kamotomachi Kutami 〒861-0331
Kamotomachi Koyanagi 〒861-0324
Kamotomachi Shimotakahashi 〒861-0316
Kamotomachi Shimobunda 〒861-0323
Kamotomachi Shō 〒861-0301
Kamotomachi Takahashi 〒861-0303
Kamotomachi Tsubukuro 〒861-0302
Kamotomachi Nakagawa 〒861-0314
Kamotomachi Nakadomi 〒861-0313
Kamotomachi Nakabunda 〒861-0322
Kamotomachi Bunda 〒861-0321
Kamotomachi Miuta 〒861-0304
Kawabatamachi 〒861-0519
Kikukamachi Aira 〒861-0412
Kikukamachi Asago 〒861-0421
Kikukamachi Ikenaga 〒861-0423
Kikukamachi Ōda 〒861-0402
Kikukamachi Kamiuchida 〒861-0414
Kikukamachi Kaminagano 〒861-0404
Kikukamachi Kino 〒861-0426
Kikukamachi Gorōmaru 〒861-0403
Kikukamachi Shimōchida 〒861-0406
Kikukamachi Shimonagano 〒861-0405
Kikukamachi Naga 〒861-0401
Kikukamachi Miyanoharu 〒861-0422
Kikukamachi Yatani 〒861-0413
Kikukamachi Yamauchi 〒861-0411
Kikukamachi Yonabaru 〒861-0425
Kubaru 〒861-0522
Kumairimachi 〒861-0511
Koga 〒861-0533
Sakada 〒861-0546
Shijiki 〒861-0542
Shimoyoshida 〒861-0526
Shōwamachi 〒861-0515
Shinmachi 〒861-0514
Sugi 〒861-0552
Chūōdōri 〒861-0516
Tsubai 〒861-0548
Tsuru 〒861-0551
Terajima 〒861-0527
Naka 〒861-0531
Nagasaka 〒861-0534
Nadzuka 〒861-0525
Nabeta 〒861-0541
Nishimaki 〒861-0545
Hirayama 〒861-0556
Fujii 〒861-0381
Hodata 〒861-0544
Minamijima 〒861-0535
Munakata 〒861-0513
Munakatadōri 〒861-0518
Yamaga 〒861-0501

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

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