Nichinan (日南市), located in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, is a city known for its scenic beauty and historical sites. With a population of around 47,827 and an area of 536.11 km², it features the Obi Castle, a symbol of its rich samurai heritage. The city is bordered by the Hyūga Sea to the east and surrounded by mountains, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts. Nichinan's economy is primarily driven by agriculture, forestry, and fishing, with bonito fishing being particularly significant. The city also hosts the Hiroshima Carp baseball team's spring training.

💻 Nichinan City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Nichinan

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District Postal Code
Agata Higashi 〒887-0041
Agata Nishi 〒889-2536
Aburatsu 〒887-0001
Itajiki 〒889-2532
Ibii 〒887-0111
Imamachi 〒889-2525
Iwasaki 〒887-0014
Umegahama 〒887-0017
Ōkubo 〒889-3156
Ōdōtsu 〒889-3141
Otohimechō 〒887-0007
Obi 〒889-2535
Kasugachō 〒887-0006
Kazeda 〒887-0034
Kamikata 〒889-3151
Kamihira Nochō 〒887-0022
Kitagōchō Ōfuji 〒889-2401
Kitagōchō Kitagawachi 〒889-2403
Kitagōchō Gōnohara 〒889-2402
Kiyama 〒887-0013
Kusubaru 〒889-2514
Kumaya 〒887-0023
Keyoshida 〒889-3152
Zaimokuchō 〒887-0005
Sakatanikō 〒889-2512
Sakataniotsu 〒889-2511
Shiodzuru 〒889-3142
Shimokata 〒889-3143
Segai 〒887-0011
Senishi 〒887-0003
Sonoda 〒887-0012
Chūōdōri 〒887-0021
Tsukadakō 〒889-3154
Tsukadaotsu 〒889-3155
Tenpuku 〒887-0004
Tokitōchō 〒889-2534
Todaka 〒887-0031
Tonotokoro 〒889-2524
Nakahirano 〒887-0016
Nangōchō Katagami 〒889-3213
Nangōchō Taninokuchi 〒889-3203
Nangōchō Tsuyano 〒889-3201
Nangōchō Nakamurakō 〒889-3202
Nangōchō Nakamuraotsu 〒889-3204
Nangōchō Nienami 〒889-3211
Nangōchō Nishimachi 〒889-3205
Nangōchō Higashimachi 〒889-3207
Nangōchō Minamimachi 〒889-3206
Nangōchō Yowara 〒889-3214
Nangōchō Yowarakō 〒889-3215
Nangōchō Yowaraotsu 〒889-3216
Nangōchō Yowarahei 〒889-3217
Nangōchō Wakimoto 〒889-3212
Nishibenbun 〒887-0024
Nishimachi 〒887-0002
Haginomine 〒889-3153
Higashiben Bunotsu 〒889-2521
Higashiben Bunkō 〒889-2522
Hirano 〒887-0015
Hirayama 〒887-0033
Futo 〒887-0102
Hoshikura 〒889-2533
Honmachi 〒889-2531
Masuyasu 〒887-0032
Matsunaga 〒889-2523
Miyaura 〒887-0101
Yoshinokata 〒889-2513

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

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