Yamaguchi (山口市) is the capital city of Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, known for its historical and cultural significance. Founded in 1360 by Ouchi Yoshihiro, it was modeled after Kyoto and became a political and cultural hub. The city is famous for the Ruriko-ji Temple, with its five-story pagoda, a symbol of Yamaguchi. It hosts numerous festivals, including the Yamaguchi Tanabata Lantern Festival. Surrounded by mountains and natural beauty, Yamaguchi offers a blend of historical sites and modern amenities, attracting both tourists and residents alike.


💻Yamaguchi City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Yamaguchi

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District Postal Code
Aionishi 〒754-1102
Aiohigashi 〒754-1101
Aiofutajima 〒754-0893
Aoi 〒753-0821
Aobadai 〒753-0012
Akadzumachō 〒753-0067
Asakurachō 〒753-0061
Asada 〒753-0871
Asadaryūtsū Sentā 〒753-0872
Asahidōri 〒753-0051
Ajisu 〒754-1277
Atōikumo Naka 〒759-1342
Atōikumo Nishibun 〒759-1341
Atōikumo Higashibun 〒759-1231
Atōkane Kami 〒759-1601
Atōkane Shimo 〒759-1602
Atōshino Me 〒759-1232
Atōjifuku Kami 〒759-1421
Atōjifuku Shimo 〒759-1422
Atōzō Meki 〒759-1343
Atōto Kusakami 〒759-1511
Atōto Kusashimo 〒759-1513
Atōto Kusanaka 〒759-1512
Ishigan Nonchō 〒753-0038
Ishin Kōen 〒753-0815
Izumichō 〒753-0066
Itoyone 〒753-0079
Imaichō 〒753-0055
Ushirogawara 〒753-0083
Ekidōri 〒753-0048
Ezaki 〒754-0896
Era 〒753-0017
Enseiji 〒753-0036
Ōichichō 〒753-0033
Ōuchi Shōkyōto 〒753-0242
Ōuchi Senbō 〒753-0251
Ōuchi Chūō 〒753-0252
Ōuchi Toida 〒753-0241
Ōuchi Nagano 〒753-0211
Ōuchi Hikami 〒753-0231
Ōuchi Himeyamadai 〒753-0243
Ōuchi Mihori 〒753-0214
Ōuchi Yata 〒753-0215
Ōuchi Yatakita 〒753-0221
Ōuchi Yataminami 〒753-0222
Ōtemachi 〒753-0072
Ōdonōoji 〒753-0093
Ogichō 〒753-0062
Ogōrii Shinmachi 〒754-0029
Ogōrienza Nishichō 〒754-0008
Ogōrienza Higashichō 〒754-0007
Ogōriō Emachi 〒754-0015
Ogōri Zakichō 〒754-0006
Ogōri Kazenōka 〒754-0034
Ogōri Kanahorichō 〒754-0004
Ogōri Kamigō 〒754-0001
Ogōri Kyūryōmachi 〒754-0028
Ogōri Koganemachi 〒754-0021
Ogōri Sakaemachi 〒754-0026
Ogōri Sangenyamachi 〒754-0027
Ogōri Shimogō 〒754-0002
Ogōri Shinmachi 〒754-0031
Ogōri Taishōmachi 〒754-0044
Ogōri Takasagomachi 〒754-0014
Ogōri Nagatani 〒754-0042
Ogōri Hanazonomachi 〒754-0022
Ogōri Hikarigaoka 〒754-0033
Ogōri Hirasamachi 〒754-0025
Ogōri Funakuramachi 〒754-0012
Ogōri Heiseimachi 〒754-0020
Ogōri Maedamachi 〒754-0023
Ogōri Mana 〒754-0003
Ogōri Midorimachi 〒754-0013
Ogōri Miyukimachi 〒754-0011
Ogōri Miraimachi 〒754-0032
Ogōri Meiji 〒754-0043
Ogōri Yamatekamimachi 〒754-0005
Ogōri Reiwa 〒754-0041
Ogōri Wakakusamachi 〒754-0024
Orimoto 〒753-0022
Kagawa 〒754-0897
Kasugachō 〒753-0073
Kanakosochō 〒753-0024
Kamiunorei 〒753-0091
Kamiosaba 〒753-0213
Kamitate Kōji 〒753-0035
Kamiten Gemachi 〒753-0891
Kameyamachō 〒753-0089
Kandachō 〒753-0064
Kimachi 〒753-0095
Kusunokichō 〒753-0065
Kubo Shōji 〒753-0084
Kumanochō 〒753-0077
Kurokawa 〒753-0851
Kōzanchō 〒753-0081
Koganechō 〒753-0045
Komeyachō 〒753-0087
Saiwaichō 〒753-0826
Sakurabatake 〒753-0021
Sayama 〒754-0894
Sannomiya 〒753-0023
Sanwachō 〒753-0052
Shibasakichō 〒753-0025
Shimoichichō 〒753-0058
Shimōsaba 〒753-0212
Shimotate Kōji 〒753-0034
Shiraishi 〒753-0070
Shinbaba 〒753-0085
Sue 〒754-0891
Suzenji 〒747-1221
Sufuchō 〒753-0822
Sentochō 〒753-0076
Sōdayūchō 〒753-0042
Takarachō 〒753-0812
Takimachi 〒753-0071
Chūō 〒753-0074
Dōjōmonzen 〒753-0047
Dōsochō 〒753-0037
Dōno Maechō 〒753-0032
Tokudji Ikaji 〒747-0232
Tokudji Ogoso 〒747-0234
Tokudji Kamimura 〒747-0523
Tokudji Kishimi 〒747-0233
Tokudji Kushi 〒747-0612
Tokudji Sabagōchi 〒747-0611
Tokudji Shimaji 〒747-0522
Tokudji Notani 〒747-0401
Tokudji Hikutani 〒747-0341
Tokudji Fukadani 〒747-0235
Tokudji Fujiki 〒747-0524
Tokudji Funaji 〒747-0342
Tokudji Hori 〒747-0231
Tokudji Mitani 〒747-0343
Tokudji Yasaka 〒747-0344
Tokudji Yamahata 〒747-0521
Tokudji Yunoki 〒747-0402
Tomita Barachō 〒753-0054
Nakaichichō 〒753-0086
Nakao 〒753-0801
Nakagawara 〒753-0088
Nakazonochō 〒753-0075
Natajima 〒754-0892
Nanaodai 〒753-0018
Nishikichō 〒753-0068
Nihokamigō 〒753-0301
Nihoshimogō 〒753-0303
Nihonakagō 〒753-0302
Noda 〒753-0094
Higashiyama 〒753-0041
Hirai 〒753-0831
Hirano 〒753-0015
Fukamizo 〒754-0895
Furukuma 〒753-0031
Hodzumichō 〒753-0824
Honmachi 〒753-0046
Maemachi 〒753-0057
Matsumichō 〒753-0053
Mizunōechō 〒753-0082
Midorigaoka 〒753-0016
Midorichō 〒753-0078
Miyajimachō 〒753-0043
Miyanokami 〒753-0001
Miyanoshimo 〒753-0011
Motomachi 〒753-0063
Yabara 〒753-0861
Yabarachō 〒753-0825
Yawata Nobaba 〒753-0092
Yuda Onsen 〒753-0056
Yoshiki 〒753-0811
Yoshiki Akada 〒753-0817
Yoshiki Kamihigashi 〒753-0818
Yoshiki Sabata 〒753-0816
Yoshiki Shimohigashi 〒753-0814
Yoshiki Nakahigashi 〒753-0813
Yoshida 〒753-0841
Wakamiyachō 〒753-0823
Waniishichō 〒753-0044

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


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