Kōfu (甲府市) is the capital city of Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, with a population of approximately 187,500 as of 2021. It is located in the Kōfu Basin, surrounded by mountains, including the iconic Mount Fuji to the south. Historically significant, Kōfu was established in 1519 and developed as a castle town under the Takeda clan. The city is known for its wine production, with numerous wineries and vineyards. It also features the Takeda Shrine, dedicated to the famous samurai leader Takeda Shingen.

💻 Kōfu City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Kōfu

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District Postal Code
Aioi 〒400-0858
Aonuma 〒400-0867
Aobacho 〒400-0828
Asake 〒400-0862
Asahi 〒400-0025
Atagomachi 〒400-0023
Arakawa 〒400-0061
Ida 〒400-0035
Ikaricho 〒400-1217
Ikeda 〒400-0062
Ise 〒400-0856
Iwakubocho 〒400-0013
Ushiroyacho 〒400-0045
Ubaguchicho 〒400-1504
Osatocho 〒400-0053
Otamachi 〒400-0865
Otsumachi 〒400-0055
Ote 〒400-0015
Ochiaicho 〒400-0834
Otowacho 〒400-0028
Omagaricho 〒400-0841
Kakehashimachi 〒409-3711
Kanetakecho 〒400-0063
Kamiaharamachi 〒400-0814
Kamiishida 〒400-0041
Kamiimaicho 〒400-0845
Kamiobinacho 〒400-0081
Kamikogawaracho 〒400-0044
Kamijoaraimachi 〒400-0052
Kamisekisuijimachi 〒400-0011
Kamisonecho 〒400-1501
Kamicho 〒400-0831
Kamimukoyamacho 〒400-1506
Kawakubocho 〒400-1213
Kawadamachi 〒400-0811
Kitaguchi 〒400-0024
Kitashin 〒400-0005
Kugawa 〒400-0065
Kugawa Honcho 〒400-0048
Kudamacho 〒400-0815
Kuroberacho 〒400-1211
Kokubo 〒400-0043
Kosemachi 〒400-0836
Kotobukicho 〒400-0033
Kofuchumachi 〒400-0014
Komatsumachi 〒400-0002
Saiwaicho 〒400-0857
Sakaori 〒400-0805
Sakaoricho 〒400-0804
Sakuraicho 〒400-0803
Satoyoshi 〒400-0822
Satoyoshicho 〒400-0823
Shiobe 〒400-0026
Shimoida 〒400-0064
Shimoishida 〒400-0046
Shimoimaicho 〒400-0842
Shimoobinacho 〒400-0082
Shimokajiyamachi 〒400-0835
Shimogawaracho 〒400-0068
Shimokogawaracho 〒400-0853
Shimosakisuijimachi 〒400-0012
Shimosonecho 〒400-1508
Shimomukoyamacho 〒400-1507
Joto 〒400-0861
Shiraicho 〒400-1502
Shingyojicho 〒400-1503
Shindencho 〒400-0066
Sunadacho 〒400-0821
Sumiyoshi 〒400-0851
Sumiyoshi Honcho 〒400-0852
Zenkoji 〒400-0806
Zenkojimachi 〒400-0801
Sokazawacho 〒400-1219
Daiwacho 〒400-0072
Takanaricho 〒400-1214
Takabatake 〒400-0042
Takamachi 〒400-1212
Takamurocho 〒400-0057
Takara 〒400-0034
Takeda 〒400-0016
Takehinatamachi 〒400-1215
Chizuka 〒400-0074
Chuo 〒400-0032
Choshojicho 〒400-0067
Tsukaharacho 〒400-0003
Tenjincho 〒400-0006
Toiwacho 〒400-1216
Tokoji 〒400-0807
Tokojimachi 〒400-0808
Tokugyo 〒400-0047
Tomitake 〒400-0049
Nakakogawara 〒400-0855
Nakakogawaracho 〒400-0854
Nakacho 〒400-0844
Nakabatakecho 〒400-1505
Nakamuracho 〒400-0069
Nanasawacho 〒400-0825
Nishiaburakawacho 〒400-0833
Nishishimojomachi 〒400-0054
Nishitakahashicho 〒400-0826
Nishidacho 〒400-0004
Hagurocho 〒400-0071
Higashi Shimojomachi 〒400-0843
Hirasemachi 〒400-0083
Fujimi 〒400-0027
Furukamijomachi 〒400-0051
Furusekimachi 〒409-3712
Horinouchicho 〒400-0056
Masutsubocho 〒400-0832
Marunouchi 〒400-0031
Misaki 〒400-0007
Mitakecho 〒400-1218
Midorigaoka 〒400-0008
Minamiguchicho 〒400-0863
Miyabaracho 〒400-0058
Miyamaecho 〒400-0021
Mukomachi 〒400-0813
Motokonyamachi 〒400-0022
Yakata 〒400-0017
Yamamiyacho 〒400-0075
Yuda 〒400-0864
Yumura 〒400-0073
Yokonemachi 〒400-0802
Yomogisawa 〒400-0827
Yomogisawamachi 〒400-0824
Wakamatsucho 〒400-0866
Wadamachi 〒400-0001
Wadomachi 〒400-0812

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

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