Unzen (雲仙市), located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, is a city known for its scenic beauty and historical significance. Established on October 11, 2005, from the merger of several towns, Unzen is situated on the Shimabara Peninsula, facing Ariake Bay and dominated by Mount Unzen, an active volcano. The city is famous for its hot springs, particularly Obama Onsen, and offers various natural attractions and historical sites, such as the ruins of Hara Castle. Unzen's economy is supported by tourism, agriculture, and fishing.

💻 Unzen City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Unzen

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
Ainomachiotsu 〒854-0302
Ainomachikō 〒854-0301
Adzumachō Abomyō 〒859-1116
Adzumachō Ushiguchimyō 〒859-1107
Adzumachō Eichūmyō 〒859-1115
Adzumachō Ōkobamyō 〒859-1106
Adzumachō Kawatokomyō 〒859-1114
Adzumachō Kuribayashimyō 〒859-1112
Adzumachō Kobamyō 〒859-1102
Adzumachō Tanohiramyō 〒859-1105
Adzumachō Nunoemyō 〒859-1113
Adzumachō Babamyō 〒859-1111
Adzumachō Hiraemyō 〒859-1103
Adzumachō Furushiromyō 〒859-1104
Adzumachō Motomuramyō 〒859-1101
Obamachō Unzen 〒854-0621
Obamachō Ōkame 〒854-0501
Obamachō Kanahama 〒854-0504
Obamachō Kitakisashi 〒854-0512
Obamachō Kitano 〒854-0515
Obamachō Kitahonmachi 〒854-0514
Obamachō Koba 〒854-0505
Obamachō Tobiko 〒854-0503
Obamachō Tomitsu 〒854-0516
Obamachō Marīna 〒854-0517
Obamachō Minamikisashi 〒854-0511
Obamachō Minamihonmachi 〒854-0513
Obamachō Yamahata 〒854-0502
Kunimichō Kōjirōtsu 〒859-1302
Kunimichō Kōjiroki 〒859-1306
Kunimichō Kōjirokō 〒859-1301
Kunimichō Kōjiroshin 〒859-1308
Kunimichō Kōjirotei 〒859-1304
Kunimichō Kōjirohei 〒859-1303
Kunimichō Kōjirobo 〒859-1305
Kunimichō Tairaotsu 〒859-1322
Kunimichō Tairakō 〒859-1321
Kunimichō Tairatei 〒859-1324
Kunimichō Tairahei 〒859-1323
Kunimichō Tairabo 〒859-1325
Kunimichō Hijikurōtsu 〒859-1312
Kunimichō Hijikuroki 〒859-1316
Kunimichō Hijikurokō 〒859-1311
Kunimichō Hijikurotei 〒859-1314
Kunimichō Hijikurohei 〒859-1313
Kunimichō Hijikurobo 〒859-1315
Chidjiwachō Otsu 〒854-0402
Chidjiwachō Ki 〒854-0406
Chidjiwachō Kō 〒854-0401
Chidjiwachō Tei 〒854-0404
Chidjiwachō Hei 〒854-0403
Chidjiwachō Bo 〒854-0405
Mizuhochō Ifukuotsu 〒859-1214
Mizuhochō Ifukukō 〒859-1213
Mizuhochō Kobeotsu 〒859-1216
Mizuhochō Kobekō 〒859-1215
Mizuhochō Saigōotsu 〒859-1203
Mizuhochō Saigōki 〒859-1212
Mizuhochō Saigōkō 〒859-1202
Mizuhochō Saigōshin 〒859-1206
Mizuhochō Saigōtei 〒859-1205
Mizuhochō Saigōhei 〒859-1204
Mizuhochō Saigōbo 〒859-1211
Minamikushi Yamachōotsu 〒854-0702
Minamikushi Yamachōkō 〒854-0701
Minamikushi Yamachōhei 〒854-0703

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

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