Tanabe (田辺市), a city in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, is known for its historical and cultural significance, particularly the Kumano Hongū Taisha shrine and the ancient pilgrimage routes of Kumano Kodō, both World Heritage sites. With a population of around 70,972 as of 2021, Tanabe covers an area of 1,026.91 square kilometers. The city is also famous for its scenic beauty, including Cape Tenjinzaki and several hot springs such as Ryūjin Onsen. Tanabe's economy is supported by agriculture, particularly umeboshi plums, and tourism.

💻Tanabe City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Tanabe

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District Postal Code
Akizugawa 〒646-0102
Akizucho 〒646-0005
Akebono 〒646-0021
Asahigaoka 〒646-0027
Ayukawa 〒646-1101
Isoma 〒646-0037
Inaricho 〒646-0051
Imafukucho 〒646-0043
Iya 〒646-1321
Ueni 〒646-0212
Uenoyama 〒646-0061
Egawa 〒646-0054
Ogigahama 〒646-0034
Gakuen 〒646-0024
Kashimadai 〒646-0012
Kitamachi 〒646-0045
Kamiakizu 〒646-0001
Kamihaya 〒646-0101
Kamimaro 〒646-0002
Kamimisu 〒646-0214
Kamiyashiki 〒646-0036
Kitashinmachi 〒646-0041
Kugawa 〒646-1334
Kushi 〒646-1335
Gogawa 〒646-1338
Kodani 〒646-1325
Gomi 〒646-1332
Komori 〒646-1331
Konyamachi 〒646-0047
Sakaemachi 〒646-0048
Shimogawakami 〒646-1212
Shimogawashimo 〒646-1213
Shimotsuyu 〒646-1337
Shimoshima 〒646-0004
Shimomisu 〒646-0216
Shimoyashikimachi 〒646-0032
Shitoyamadai 〒646-0217
Shinjocho 〒646-0011
Shinman 〒646-0014
Shinyashikimachi 〒646-0033
Suehirocho 〒646-0038
Takao 〒646-0028
Takinaicho 〒646-0015
Takenotaira 〒646-1324
Taninokuchi 〒646-1336
Tenjinzaki 〒646-0050
Toyo 〒646-0029
Nagase 〒646-1339
Nakahaya 〒646-0057
Nakahechicho Ishibuti 〒646-1412
Nakahechicho Uchiigawa 〒646-1439
Nakahechicho Ouchigawa 〒646-1411
Nakahechicho Okawa 〒646-1433
Nakahechicho Kawai 〒646-1417
Nakahechicho Kumanogawa 〒646-1436
Nakahechicho Kurisugawa 〒646-1421
Nakahechicho Kokai 〒646-1435
Nakahechicho Komatsubara 〒646-1431
Nakahechicho Sawa 〒646-1437
Nakahechicho Takahara 〒646-1416
Nakahechicho Chikatsuyu 〒646-1402
Nakahechicho Nishidani 〒646-1414
Nakahechicho Nurumigawa 〒646-1434
Nakahechicho Nonaka 〒646-1401
Nakahechicho Fukusada 〒646-1432
Nakahechicho Hokusogi 〒646-1413
Nakahechicho Manako 〒646-1415
Nakahechicho Mizukami 〒646-1438
Nakamaro 〒646-0003
Nakamisu 〒646-0215
Nakayashikimachi 〒646-0035
Nagano 〒646-0213
Hayacho 〒646-0056
Hayamatsubara 〒646-0063
Higashifudono 〒646-1333
Higashiyama 〒646-0022
Hirase 〒646-1214
Fukatani 〒646-1326
Fukuromachi 〒646-0044
Fudono 〒646-0211
Horaicho 〒646-0059
Hongucho 〒646-0026
Hongucho Ipponmatsu 〒647-1742
Hongucho Ukegawa 〒647-1703
Hongucho Oi 〒647-1741
Hongucho Otsuga 〒647-1725
Hongucho Kamiono 〒647-1716
Hongucho Kamikiribara 〒647-1751
Hongucho Kawayu 〒647-1717
Hongucho Kirihata 〒647-1752
Hongucho Kubono 〒647-1736
Hongucho Kogomori 〒647-1722
Hongucho Kotsuga 〒647-1701
Hongucho Shizukawa 〒647-1714
Hongucho Shimoyukawa 〒647-1734
Hongucho Takayama 〒647-1705
Hongocho Tashiro 〒647-1712
Hongucho Tsuchigoya 〒647-1753
Hongucho Nodake 〒647-1724
Hongucho Higashiwada 〒647-1715
Hongucho Hiba 〒647-1721
Hongucho Fushiogami 〒647-1743
Hongucho Bujo 〒647-1726
Hongucho Hongu 〒647-1731
Hongucho Magarikawa 〒647-1735
Hongucho Mikoshi 〒647-1744
Hongucho Minasegawa 〒647-1711
Hongucho Minachi 〒647-1723
Hongucho Minoodani 〒647-1713
Hongucho Mimiuchi 〒647-1704
Hongucho Yunomine 〒647-1732
Hongucho Watase 〒647-1733
Honmachi 〒646-0046
Mikonohama 〒646-0025
Minayo 〒646-0031
Minamishinmachi 〒646-0042
Minamishinman 〒646-0013
Mukaiyama 〒646-1323
Mutsumi 〒646-0052
Meiyo 〒646-0062
Mera 〒646-0058
Mengawa 〒646-1322
Motomachi 〒646-0053
Mori 〒646-0023
Ryujinmura Oie 〒645-0303
Ryujinmura Kainogawa 〒645-0302
Ryujinmura Komatagawa 〒645-0521
Ryujinmura Tonohara 〒645-0413
Ryujinmura Nishi 〒645-0415
Ryujinmura Nyunogawa 〒645-0412
Ryujinmura Higashi 〒645-0414
Ryujinmura Hiroihara 〒645-0523
Ryujinmura Fukui 〒645-0301
Ryujinmura Mitsumata 〒645-0522
Ryujinmura Miyashiro 〒645-0411
Ryujinmura Yasuu 〒645-0416
Ryujinmura Yanase 〒645-0417
Ryujinmura Yunomata 〒645-0524
Ryujinmura Ryujin 〒645-0525
Wada 〒646-1211

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

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