Wakayama (ε’Œζ­Œε±±εΈ‚), the capital city of Wakayama Prefecture in Japan, is known for its historical and cultural significance, particularly the iconic Wakayama Castle which stands as a symbol of the city. Located on the southwestern coast of Honshu, Wakayama has a population of approximately 350,000 and is an important regional economic center. The city is also renowned for its scenic beauty, including the Kimiidera Temple and the stunning coastal views along the Kuroshio Line. Wakayama's economy is diversified, with strong sectors in agriculture, fishing, and manufacturing.

πŸ’»Β Wakayama City Official Government Website


Districts and Postal Codes in Wakayama

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
Aoicho γ€’640-8273
Akizuki γ€’640-8322
Akibacho γ€’641-0056
Asahi γ€’640-0344
Ashibecho γ€’640-8134
Azushima γ€’649-6336
Amiyamachi γ€’640-8238
Arie γ€’640-8316
Aridayamachi γ€’640-8248
Aridayamachi Nishinocho γ€’640-8246
Aridayamachi Minaminocho γ€’640-8245
Arimoto γ€’640-8390
Arochi γ€’640-8351
Awa γ€’640-8462
Ishibashicho γ€’640-8201
Isonoura γ€’640-0114
Itayamachi γ€’640-8044
Idakiso γ€’640-0361
Ichishoji γ€’640-8464
Ichibancho γ€’640-8146
Itsusujime γ€’640-8076
Ido γ€’640-0352
Inokuchi γ€’649-6323
Imabuku γ€’641-0044
Iwase γ€’640-8301
Inbe γ€’640-8302
Ueno γ€’649-6316
Uenomachi γ€’640-8242
Uematsucho γ€’640-8298
Ujiteppouba γ€’640-8078
Ujifukuromachi γ€’640-8039
Ujiyaura γ€’640-8072
Ujiyabushita γ€’640-8071
Uzu γ€’641-0043
Udamori γ€’649-6332
Uchikoshicho γ€’641-0053
Uchihara γ€’641-0013
Umehara γ€’640-8452
Uwamachi γ€’640-8239
Esashimachi γ€’640-8335
Ena γ€’640-0343
Enokihara γ€’640-8434
Okawa γ€’640-0101
Okawachi γ€’640-0316
Ogaito γ€’649-6272
Otani γ€’640-8472
Oda γ€’640-8323
Okaenpukuin Higashinocho γ€’640-8361
Okaenpukuin Nishinocho γ€’640-8364
Okaoriyashoji γ€’640-8362
Okakitanocho γ€’640-8365
Okaminaminocho γ€’640-8363
Okayamacho γ€’640-8145
Okuzusa γ€’640-0362
Ogura γ€’649-6261
Ozakicho γ€’640-8271
Ochiai γ€’649-6308
Onoshibacho γ€’640-8230
Onomachi γ€’640-8224
Omatsucho γ€’640-8124
Kakezukuricho γ€’640-8073
Kagomachi γ€’640-8293
Kataokacho γ€’640-8139
Kada γ€’640-0103
Kachimachi γ€’640-8243
Kanaya γ€’649-6274
Kano γ€’640-8391
Kanomachi γ€’640-8288
Kamikurodani γ€’649-6306
Kamimike γ€’649-6262
Kawanabe γ€’649-6312
Kandori γ€’640-8411
Kita γ€’649-6334
Kitaaioicho γ€’640-8253
Kitaushimachi γ€’640-8299
Kitaokeyamachi γ€’640-8020
Kitakyukamachi γ€’640-8103
Kitakuginukicho γ€’640-8062
Kitasaikumachi γ€’640-8118
Kitasakanouecho γ€’640-8233
Kitashin γ€’640-8002
Kitashin Ebisunocho γ€’640-8017
Kitashin Okeyamachi γ€’640-8015
Kitashin Kanayacho γ€’640-8012
Kitashin Shichikencho γ€’640-8001
Kitashin Nakanocho γ€’640-8016
Kitashin Bakuromachi γ€’640-8003
Kitashin Motokanayacho γ€’640-8011
Kitajima γ€’640-8403
Kitajingobeecho γ€’640-8291
Kitatanabecho γ€’640-8252
Kitadaikumachi γ€’640-8031
Kitachugenmachi γ€’640-8294
Kitadejima γ€’640-8317
Kitatosacho γ€’640-8296
Kitanakajima γ€’641-0008
Kitano γ€’649-6331
Kitanoshinchi γ€’640-8355
Kitanoshinchi Uratamachi γ€’640-8352
Kitanoshinchi Enokicho γ€’640-8353
Kitanoshinchi Kamirokkencho γ€’640-8356
Kitanoshinchi Nakarokkencho γ€’640-8357
Kitanoshinchi Shimorokkencho γ€’640-8358
Kitanoshinchi Tamachi γ€’640-8359
Kitanoshinchi Higashinocho γ€’640-8354
Kitanoshinchi Fundocho γ€’640-8350
Kitabessho γ€’649-6307
Kitamachi γ€’640-8038
Kitamigiwacho γ€’640-8231
Kitsunejima γ€’640-8412
Kinomoto γ€’640-8453
Kihirocho γ€’640-8328
Kimiidera γ€’641-0012
Kyuemoncho γ€’640-8244
Kyubancho γ€’640-8155
Kire γ€’640-0351
Kinryujicho γ€’640-8274
Kuinose γ€’641-0001
Kukenocho γ€’640-8055
Kusuemonshoji γ€’640-8332
Kusuminaka γ€’640-8463
Kusumoto γ€’649-6313
Kuchizusa γ€’640-0364
Kubocho γ€’640-8225
Kurashoji γ€’640-8333
Kurusu γ€’640-8305
Kuroiwa γ€’640-0311
Kuroda γ€’640-8341
Kurodani γ€’640-0312
Kuwayama γ€’640-0345
Kegawayacho γ€’640-8337
Kemi γ€’641-0014
Genomachi γ€’640-8220
Genzobaba γ€’640-8075
Kozaki γ€’640-8314
Konami γ€’649-6315
Kozaika γ€’641-0007
Kozeta γ€’640-0323
Gobancho γ€’640-8141
Kobikicho γ€’640-8373
Kobitomachi γ€’640-8226
Kobitomachi Minaminocho γ€’640-8228
Komakura γ€’640-0301
Komatsubara γ€’640-8265
Komatsubara Dori γ€’640-8269
Komeyamachi γ€’640-8027
Koya γ€’640-8435
Saikazaki γ€’641-0062
Saikamachi γ€’640-8108
Saikamichi γ€’640-8121
Saikayamachi γ€’640-8249
Saikayamachi Higashinocho γ€’640-8241
Zaimokucho γ€’640-8237
Sakaibara γ€’640-0313
Sakaedani γ€’640-8441
Sakada γ€’641-0003
Saginomori γ€’640-8053
Saginomori Katamachi γ€’640-8054
Saginomori Shinmichi γ€’640-8057
Saginomori Domaecho γ€’640-8052
Saginomori Nakanocho γ€’640-8058
Saginomori Higashinocho γ€’640-8051
Saginomori Nishinocho γ€’640-8056
Saginomori Minaminocho γ€’640-8047
Saginomori Myojincho γ€’640-8059
Sakujicho γ€’640-8276
Sato γ€’649-6311
Sandonaka γ€’640-0303
Sanbancho γ€’640-8142
Shionotani γ€’640-0306
Shiomicho γ€’640-8122
Shioya γ€’641-0054
Shichibancho γ€’640-8156
Shibanocho γ€’640-8267
Shima γ€’649-6314
Shimazakicho γ€’640-8125
Shimaban Higashinocho γ€’640-8413
Shimaban Nishinocho γ€’640-8414
Shimaban Minaminocho γ€’640-8415
Shimaban Kitanocho γ€’640-8416
Shimomike γ€’649-6263
Shimowasa γ€’649-6325
Shingyomachi γ€’640-8074
Shinsaikamachi γ€’640-8101
Shinsakaicho γ€’640-8377
Shinzaike γ€’640-8345
Shinjo γ€’649-6264
Shinseicho γ€’640-8325
Shindaikumachi γ€’640-8372
Shintori γ€’640-8111
Shinnakajima γ€’641-0002
Shinnakadori γ€’640-8376
Shinborihigashi γ€’641-0042
Shinyaoyacho γ€’640-8371
Shinwakaura γ€’641-0023
Jubancho γ€’640-8152
Juichibancho γ€’640-8159
Junibancho γ€’640-8158
Jusanbancho γ€’640-8150
Jiromaru γ€’640-8444
Sukiyacho γ€’640-8374
Suginobaba γ€’640-8212
Suzumarucho γ€’640-8378
Zudaji γ€’640-0314
Sunayama Minami γ€’640-8272
Sumiyoshimachi γ€’640-8022
Surugamachi γ€’640-8034
Sekido γ€’641-0035
Senkojimonzencho γ€’640-8041
Senbacho γ€’640-8114
Zenmyoji γ€’640-8471
Sozaka γ€’640-0341
Sonobe γ€’640-8483
Takajomachi γ€’640-8135
Takihata γ€’649-6301
Takumimachi γ€’640-8028
Tajiri γ€’641-0005
Tatamiyamachi γ€’640-8061
Tanakamachi γ€’640-8329
Tani γ€’649-6305
Tanimachi γ€’640-8133
Tano γ€’641-0061
Taya γ€’649-6337
Chikko γ€’640-8287
Chayanocho γ€’640-8263
Chayamachi γ€’640-8334
Tsutsujigaoka γ€’640-0115
Tsuwada γ€’640-8315
Tebira γ€’640-8319
Tebiradejima γ€’640-8320
Terauchi γ€’640-8311
Deguchi Kogacho γ€’640-8282
Deguchi Shinhashinocho γ€’640-8285
Deguchi Nakanocho γ€’640-8283
Deguchi Hashinocho γ€’640-8284
Dejima γ€’640-8306
Demizu γ€’640-8321
Denpobashi Minaminocho γ€’640-8204
Dojomachi γ€’640-8229
Donyu γ€’640-8432
Tokudagicho γ€’640-8206
Tosamachi γ€’640-8256
Tomodacho γ€’640-8342
Naka γ€’640-8451
Nakajima γ€’641-0006
Nakasujihinobe γ€’649-6304
Nakano γ€’640-8433
Nakanoshima γ€’640-8392
Nakanotana Nakanocho γ€’640-8025
Nakanotana Minaminocho γ€’640-8026
Nakanotana Kitanocho γ€’640-8023
Nagayama γ€’640-0302
Nanamagari γ€’640-8236
Nabeyamachi γ€’640-8009
Narukami γ€’640-8303
Nango γ€’649-6333
Niitakacho γ€’641-0034
Niibe γ€’640-0322
Nishi γ€’640-8313
Nishikajimamachi γ€’640-8046
Nishikawagishicho γ€’640-8297
Nishikuginukicho γ€’640-8063
Nishikuramaecho γ€’640-8205
Mishikoniri γ€’641-0031
Nishikonyamachi γ€’640-8116
Nishisakanouecho γ€’640-8234
Nishitai γ€’649-6335
Nishitakamatsu γ€’641-0051
Nishidaikumachi γ€’640-8037
Nishichugenmachi γ€’640-8014
Nishinagamachi γ€’640-8290
Nishinunoecho γ€’640-8211
Nishinosho γ€’640-0112
Nishinotana γ€’640-8042
Nishihatagomachi γ€’640-8021
Nishihama γ€’641-0036
Nishimigiwacho γ€’640-8227
Nibancho γ€’640-8143
Nintomecho γ€’640-8326
Nunohiki γ€’641-0015
Negi γ€’649-6324
Nogawa γ€’640-8481
Nojo γ€’640-8344
Nozaki γ€’640-8402
Nobutoki γ€’640-8443
Hashicho γ€’640-8215
Hashimukaicho γ€’640-8327
Hatayashiki Enokinocho γ€’640-8382
Hatayashiki Enpukuin Higashinocho γ€’640-8383
Hatayashiki Enpukuin Nishinocho γ€’640-8385
Hatayashiki Gangicho γ€’640-8386
Hatayashiki Kuzuyacho γ€’640-8384
Hatayashiki Shinmichicho γ€’640-8397
Hatayashiki Sentaibutsucho γ€’640-8394
Hatayashiki Nakanocho γ€’640-8395
Hatayashiki Hashinocho γ€’640-8393
Hatayashiki Higashinocho γ€’640-8381
Hatayashiki Nishinocho γ€’640-8396
Hatayashiki Hyogonocho γ€’640-8399
Hatayashiki Fukuromachi γ€’640-8387
Hatayashiki Matsugaecho γ€’640-8398
Hachibancho γ€’640-8157
Baba γ€’640-0353
Hanzaki γ€’649-6275
Higashikajiyamachi γ€’640-8036
Higashi Kuginukicho γ€’640-8064
Higashi Kuramaecho γ€’640-8203
Higashi Koniricho γ€’641-0032
Higashi Konyamachi γ€’640-8115
Higashi Sakanouecho γ€’640-8247
Higashi Takamatsu γ€’641-0052
Higashi Tanaka γ€’649-6273
Higashi Chugenmachi γ€’640-8013
Higashi Nagamachi γ€’640-8235
Higashi Nagamachi Nakanocho γ€’640-8266
Higashi Nunoecho γ€’640-8066
Higashi Hatagomachi γ€’640-8004
Hitosujime γ€’640-8067
Hino γ€’640-0111
Byobucho γ€’640-8202
Hirai γ€’640-8442
Hirao γ€’640-0304
Hiraoka γ€’649-6303
Hirosetoricho γ€’640-8113
Hirosenakanocho γ€’640-8128
Hirohara γ€’640-0333
Hiromichi γ€’640-8268
Hironishi γ€’649-6339
Fukiage γ€’640-8137
Fukiyacho γ€’640-8324
Fukushima γ€’640-8401
Fukumachi γ€’640-8043
Fujita γ€’649-6318
Fujitodai γ€’640-8454
Futasujime γ€’640-8068
Fuchu γ€’649-6338
Funadaikumachi γ€’640-8213
Funazucho γ€’640-8255
Funadokoro γ€’640-8461
Fuyuno γ€’640-0332
Bezaitencho γ€’640-8131
Bozucho γ€’640-8375
Bokuhanmachi γ€’640-8045
Hoshiya γ€’649-6321
Horidome Minaminocho γ€’641-0041
Horidome Higashi γ€’640-8136
Horidome Nishi γ€’641-0045
Honmachi γ€’640-8033
Masagocho γ€’640-8261
Matsue γ€’640-8421
Matsue Naka γ€’640-8423
Matsue Higashi γ€’640-8422
Matsue Nishi γ€’640-8424
Matsue Kita γ€’640-8425
Matsugaoka γ€’641-0033
Matsushima γ€’640-8304
Matsubara γ€’640-0342
Mikazura γ€’641-0011
Mikimachi Daidokoromachi γ€’640-8153
Mikimachi Nakanocho γ€’640-8106
Mikimachi Horizume γ€’640-8107
Mikimachi Minaminocho γ€’640-8105
Misawacho γ€’640-8123
Misujime γ€’640-8069
Misonocho γ€’640-8331
Mitsuya γ€’649-6271
Minato γ€’640-8404
Minato Okeyamachi γ€’640-8264
Minato Kitamachi γ€’640-8223
Minato Konyamachi γ€’640-8221
Minato Goten γ€’640-8286
Minato Toricho Minami γ€’640-8281
Minato Toricho Kita γ€’640-8262
Minato Honmachi γ€’640-8222
Minami Aioicho γ€’640-8275
Minami Ushimachi γ€’640-8295
Minami Okeyamachi γ€’640-8029
Minami Katahara γ€’640-8126
Minami Kyukamachi γ€’640-8104
Minami Saikamachi γ€’640-8102
Minami Saikumachi γ€’640-8117
Minami Zaimokucho γ€’640-8112
Minami Jingobeecho γ€’640-8292
Minami Tanabecho γ€’640-8254
Minami Daikumachi γ€’640-8032
Minami Chugenmachi γ€’640-8251
Minami Dejima γ€’640-8318
Minami Bata γ€’640-0315
Minami Migiwacho γ€’640-8232
Miyama γ€’640-0102
Myooji γ€’640-0305
Mukai γ€’640-8431
Musujime γ€’640-8077
Musota γ€’640-8482
Motoderamachi γ€’640-8024
Motoderamachi Higashinocho γ€’640-8006
Motoderamachi Nishinocho γ€’640-8007
Motoderamachi Minaminocho γ€’640-8005
Motoderamachi Kitanocho γ€’640-8008
Motobakuromachi γ€’640-8216
Motomachi Bugyocho γ€’640-8127
Motowaki γ€’640-0113
Motowatari γ€’640-0324
Moriotebo γ€’640-8312
Yakatamachi γ€’640-8151
Yakushoji γ€’640-0321
Yata γ€’640-0307
Yanagicho γ€’640-8336
Yabunocho γ€’640-8138
Yamakagecho γ€’640-8132
Yamaguchi Nishi γ€’649-6317
Yamabukicho γ€’640-8065
Yuyadani γ€’649-6302
Yoshizato γ€’640-0363
Yoshida γ€’640-8343
Yoshihara γ€’640-0331
Yosujime γ€’640-8060
Yoriaimachi γ€’640-8214
Yorozumachi γ€’640-8035
Yonbancho γ€’640-8144
Rokubancho γ€’640-8154
Wakauranaka γ€’641-0025
Wakaurahigashi γ€’641-0021
Wakauranishi γ€’641-0024
Wakauraminami γ€’641-0022
Wakagawacho γ€’641-0055
Wakamachi γ€’640-8119
Wasasekido γ€’649-6322
Wasanaka γ€’649-6326
Wada γ€’641-0004

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.
γ€’170-3293
Tokyo
Ginza, Chuo-ku
5-2-1
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 Wakayama 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 Wakayama, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)


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