Kainan (桷南市), a city in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, is known for its historical and cultural sites as well as its agricultural production, particularly tangerines. With a population of around 46,837, the city covers an area of 101.06 square kilometers. Notable attractions include the Kainan Castle ruins and the Shioya Kaikan, a traditional Japanese garden. Kainan's economy benefits from its strategic location near the Kuroshio Current, fostering a vibrant fishing industry and a flourishing agriculture sector.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Kainan

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
Akanuma γ€’640-1163
Asso γ€’642-0015
Ida γ€’642-0021
Ebitani γ€’640-1164
Ota γ€’642-0013
Ononaka γ€’642-0022
Okada γ€’642-0012
Okinono γ€’640-1175
Onoda γ€’642-0014
Kamidani γ€’640-1162
Kizu γ€’640-1174
Kitaakasaka γ€’642-0016
Kubonji γ€’640-1167
Gumizawa γ€’642-0027
Kuroe γ€’642-0011
Sakai γ€’642-0024
Shikone γ€’642-0023
Shikonenishi γ€’642-0019
Shikonehigashi γ€’642-0018
Shimizu γ€’642-0035
Shimotsucho Aoshi γ€’649-0147
Shimotsucho Ichitsubo γ€’649-0145
Shimotsucho Meda γ€’649-0132
Shimotsucho Okubo γ€’649-0155
Shimotsucho Osaki γ€’649-0112
Shimotsucho Oki γ€’649-0153
Shimotsucho Obara γ€’649-0162
Shimotsucho Kasabata γ€’649-0154
Shimotsucho Kata γ€’649-0111
Shimotsucho Kami γ€’649-0164
Shimotsucho Karegawa γ€’649-0163
Shimotsucho Kitsumoto γ€’649-0144
Shimotsucho Kutsukake γ€’649-0146
Shimotsucho Kuroda γ€’649-0122
Shimotsucho Kobata γ€’649-0161
Shimotsucho Komatsubara γ€’649-0143
Shimotsucho Kominami γ€’649-0141
Shimotsucho Shiotsu γ€’649-0131
Shimotsucho Shimo γ€’649-0133
Shimotsucho Shimotsu γ€’649-0101
Shimotsucho Soneda γ€’649-0151
Shimotsucho Naka γ€’649-0142
Shimotsucho Hikio γ€’649-0152
Shimotsucho Maruda γ€’649-0121
Shimotsucho Momogaito γ€’649-0156
Shimotsucho Yoko γ€’649-0123
Shimotsuno γ€’640-0443
Takazu γ€’640-0451
Tsukiji γ€’642-0031
Tsugedani γ€’640-1166
Torii γ€’642-0033
Nataka γ€’642-0032
Nanayama γ€’640-0441
Nokamishin γ€’640-1161
Nokaminaka γ€’640-1171
Nojiri γ€’640-0453
Hatagawa γ€’642-0028
Babacho γ€’642-0004
Harano γ€’640-0442
Hikata γ€’642-0002
Higashibata γ€’642-0025
Hiyamizu γ€’640-1165
Fujishiro γ€’642-0034
Funoo γ€’642-0001
Betsuin γ€’640-0454
Bessho γ€’642-0026
Mizonokuchi γ€’640-1172
Minamiakasaka γ€’642-0017
Mukunoki γ€’640-1173
Moko γ€’640-0452
Yamasakicho γ€’642-0003
Yamada γ€’642-0029

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

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