Uruma (うるま市) is a city located in the central part of Okinawa Island within Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It was established on April 1, 2005, through the merger of the cities of Gushikawa and Ishikawa, and the towns of Katsuren and Yonashiro. With a population of approximately 120,000 residents, Uruma is known for its rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty, including notable sites like the Katsuren Castle ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city is also a center for marine activities and local festivals, reflecting its strong connection to the surrounding natural environment.

💻 Uruma City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Uruma

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District Postal Code
Akano 〒904-2212
Akamichi 〒904-2245
Agena 〒904-2214
Ishikawa 〒904-1106
Ishikawa Akasaki 〒904-1103
Ishikawa Agariyama 〒904-1102
Ishikawa Motomachi 〒904-1101
Ishikawa Akebono 〒904-1107
Ishikawa Ishizaki 〒904-1104
Ishikawa Iha 〒904-1115
Ishikawa Kadekaru 〒904-1114
Ishikawa Shirahama 〒904-1105
Ishikawa Sonan 〒904-1112
Ishikawa Higashionna 〒904-1111
Ishikawa Higashionnazaki 〒904-1108
Ishikawa Yamajiro 〒904-1113
Iribaru 〒904-2204
Uezu 〒904-2222
Uken 〒904-2211
Esu 〒904-2244
Enobi 〒904-2205
Õta 〒904-2224
Katsuren Uchima 〒904-2313
Katsuren Tsuken 〒904-2317
Katsuren Haebaru 〒904-2311
Katsuren Hama 〒904-2315
Katsuren Higa 〒904-2316
Katsuren Heshikiya 〒904-2314
Katsuren Henna 〒904-2312
Kanenadan 〒904-2241
Kawasaki 〒904-2203
Kawata 〒904-2232
Kinaka 〒904-2236
Kyan 〒904-2225
Gushikawa 〒904-2223
Konbu 〒904-2201
Shioya 〒904-2231
Suzaki 〒904-2234
Tairagawa 〒904-2221
Takaesu 〒904-2242
Taba 〒904-2213
Tengan 〒904-2202
Toyohara 〒904-2233
Nakamine 〒904-2226
Maehara 〒904-2235
Midorimachi 〒904-2215
Miyazato 〒904-2243
Yonashiro 〒904-2303
Yonashi Roaseri 〒904-2306
Yonashi Roikei 〒904-2421
Yonashi Roikemi 〒904-2422
Yonashi Rōehara 〒904-2424
Yonashi Rochūō 〒904-2305
Yonashi Roteruma 〒904-2301
Yonashi Rotōbaru 〒904-2425
Yonashi Ronishihara 〒904-2302
Yonashi Ronohen 〒904-2307
Yonashi Rohiramiya 〒904-2428
Yonashi Rohenza 〒904-2426
Yonashi Romiyagi 〒904-2423
Yonashi Royakena 〒904-2304
Yonashi Royahira 〒904-2427

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

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