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Japan


What data is expected?

A database of postcodes/zipcodes and the corresponding spatial locations in terms of a latitude and a longitude (or similar coordinates in an openly published national coordinate system). If a postcode/zipcode system does not exist in the country, please submit a dataset of administrative borders. Data submitted in this category must satisfy the following minimum conditions

  • Zipcodes
  • Address
  • Coordinate (latitude longitude)
  • national level
  • updated once a year

  • Administrative boundaries

  • Boarders poligone
  • name of poligone (city, neighborhood)
  • national level
  • updated once a year

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (CSV)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by Japan Post)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes

Details

JP Post does not claim copyright on zip code data.

Additionally, a data set linking postal addresses with geo-coordinates are separate, but publicly available online, free of charge, in bulk, without much usage restriction, in digital, machine-readable format, in a timely manner (updated yearly). http://nlftp.mlit.go.jp/isj/index.html The license for the geocoded postal data can be found here http://nlftp.mlit.go.jp/isj/agreement.html.

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Contributors

Reviewers

  • Codrina Maria Ilie

Submitters

  • Satoshi IIDA