Kawaguchi (川口市)Β is a city in Saitama Prefecture, Japan, situated in the Greater Tokyo Area. As of 2021, it had a population of over 600,000. Known historically for its metal casting industry, Kawaguchi has evolved into a predominantly residential city with significant recent population growth driven by new apartment developments. The city features attractions like the Kawaguchi Green Center and the Former Tanaka Family Residence. It is well-connected by rail and bus services, and emphasizes environmental sustainability and urban development. Kawaguchi re-absorbed the neighboring city of Hatogaya in 2011.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Kawaguchi

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District Postal Code
Aoki γ€’332-0031
Akai γ€’334-0073
Akashiba Shinden γ€’333-0824
Akayama γ€’333-0825
Asahi γ€’332-0001
Araijuku γ€’333-0826
Araicho γ€’332-0005
Arakawacho γ€’332-0029
Angyo γ€’334-0059
Angyokitaya γ€’334-0054
Angyokichizo γ€’334-0053
Angyokoyama γ€’334-0055
Angyojirin γ€’334-0071
Angyotohachi γ€’334-0051
Angyonishitateno γ€’333-0812
Angyōhara γ€’334-0057
Angyō Yoshioka γ€’334-0072
Angyo Ryoke γ€’334-0058
Angyodewa γ€’334-0052
Angyō Ryōzaike γ€’333-0836
Angyō Ryonegishi γ€’333-0834
Iizuka γ€’332-0023
Iharacho γ€’332-0024
Ikari γ€’333-0865
Ishigami γ€’333-0823
Edo γ€’334-0074
Edobukuro γ€’334-0075
Otake γ€’334-0067
Kanayamacho γ€’332-0014
Kamiaoki γ€’333-0844
Kamiaoki Nishi γ€’333-0845
Kawaguchi γ€’332-0015
Kawaharacho γ€’332-0007
Kizoro γ€’333-0831
Kita Zonocho γ€’333-0862
Kita Haradai γ€’333-0815
Kyuzaemon Shinden γ€’333-0804
Gyoe γ€’333-0814
Genzaemon Shinden γ€’333-0822
Godo γ€’333-0832
Koyaba γ€’333-0857
Zaikecho γ€’333-0863
Saiwaicho γ€’332-0016
Sakaecho γ€’332-0017
Sakashitacho γ€’334-0003
Sakuracho γ€’334-0001
Sashima γ€’333-0816
Sato γ€’334-0005
Shiba γ€’333-0866
Shibashimo γ€’333-0848
Shibashinmachi γ€’333-0851
Shibazonochō γ€’333-0853
Shibatakagi γ€’333-0868
Shibatsukabara γ€’333-0856
Shibanakada γ€’333-0847
Shibanishi γ€’333-0855
Shibahigashicho γ€’333-0867
Shibahinotsume γ€’333-0852
Shibafuji γ€’333-0854
Shibamiyanecho γ€’333-0869
Suehiro γ€’332-0006
Chozo γ€’333-0807
Chozo Shinden γ€’333-0808
Tsuzu γ€’334-0004
Tobee Shinden γ€’333-0803
Tozuka γ€’333-0811
Tozuka Sakaicho γ€’333-0806
Tozuka Hasamicho γ€’333-0805
Tozuka Higashi γ€’333-0802
Tozuka Minami γ€’333-0817
Nakaaoki γ€’332-0032
Nakacho γ€’332-0022
Namiki γ€’332-0034
Namikimotomachi γ€’332-0033
Niihori γ€’334-0061
Niihoricho γ€’334-0068
Nishiaoki γ€’332-0035
Nishiaraijuku γ€’333-0833
Nishikawaguchi γ€’332-0021
Nishitateno γ€’333-0813
Haematsu γ€’334-0062
Hasunuma γ€’334-0064
Hachimangi γ€’334-0012
Hatogaya Honcho γ€’334-0002
Hatogaya Midoricho γ€’334-0015
Haramachi γ€’332-0025
Higashi Uchino γ€’333-0821
Higashi Kaizuka γ€’334-0066
Higashi Kawaguchi γ€’333-0801
Higashi Hongo γ€’334-0063
Higashi Ryoke γ€’332-0003
Funatocho γ€’332-0013
Honcho γ€’332-0012
Honbasu γ€’334-0076
Honmaekawa γ€’333-0849
Maekamicho γ€’333-0843
Maekawa γ€’333-0842
Maekawacho γ€’333-0841
Maeta γ€’334-0014
Maenoshuku γ€’334-0065
Michiai γ€’333-0835
Mitsuwa γ€’334-0011
Midoricho γ€’332-0027
Minamicho γ€’332-0026
Minamihatogaya γ€’334-0013
Minami Maekawa γ€’333-0846
Mine γ€’334-0056
Miyacho γ€’332-0028
Motogo γ€’332-0011
Yanagisaki γ€’333-0861
Yananecho γ€’333-0864
Yahei γ€’332-0002
Ryoke γ€’332-0004

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

There are two types of PO boxes available in Kawaguchi. The first type of PO box is provided by Kawaguchi 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 Kawaguchi to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from Β₯2,050 for a 1kg parcel to Β₯64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at Β₯1,800 for a 1kg parcel to Β₯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 Kawaguchi 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.