Taketa (竹田市), located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan, is a city rich in cultural heritage and natural beauty. It features the historic Oka Castle ruins, known for their stunning cherry blossoms, and Kuju Mountains, offering outdoor activities such as hiking and hot springs. The city has a population of approximately 19,139 and is famous for its clear waters and agricultural products, including shiitake mushrooms and kabosu citrus. Taketa blends traditional Japanese culture with modern amenities, making it a unique destination for both residents and visitors

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Districts and Postal Codes in Taketa

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District Postal Code
Aiai 〒878-0011
Anaizako 〒878-0021
Ichimochi 〒878-0153
Ima 〒879-6182
Iwase 〒878-0022
Iwamoto 〒878-0031
Ueki 〒878-0001
Eda 〒878-0002
Ōta 〒878-0032
Ogawa 〒878-0141
Ogimachi Uritsukuri 〒879-6134
Ogimachi Eraharu 〒879-6113
Ogimachi Ōdaira 〒879-6126
Ogimachi Kashiwabaru 〒879-6122
Ogimachi Kanaino 〒879-6127
Ogimachi Kitabaru 〒879-6135
Ogimachi Kinoshita 〒879-6101
Ogimachi Kuwagi 〒879-6121
Ogimachi Saifukuji 〒879-6132
Ogimachi Shigita 〒879-6131
Ogimachi Shindō 〒879-6103
Ogimachi Takajō 〒879-6116
Ogimachi Takaneriki 〒879-6128
Ogimachi Tashiro 〒879-6133
Ogimachi Baba 〒879-6115
Ogimachihi Natame 〒879-6124
Ogimachi Fujiwatari 〒879-6104
Ogimachi Butsumen 〒879-6125
Ogimachi Maseno 〒879-6112
Ogimachi Madokoro 〒879-6102
Ogimachi Minamigawachi 〒879-6111
Ogimachi Miyabira 〒879-6123
Odzuka 〒879-6181
Katakase 〒878-0003
Kamisakada 〒878-0161
Kamihata 〒878-0163
Kariono 〒878-0164
Kawadoko 〒878-0154
Kibaru 〒878-0143
Kimigasono 〒878-0023
Kujūno 〒878-0572
Kujūmachi Ariuji 〒878-0202
Kujūmachi Kayagi 〒878-0204
Kujūmachi Kujū 〒878-0201
Kujūmachi Shirani 〒878-0205
Kujūmachi Soegatsuru 〒878-0206
Kujūmachi Butsubaru 〒878-0203
Kubo 〒878-0256
Kuraki 〒878-0576
Kōbaru 〒878-0574
Shitochi 〒878-0155
Shimosakada 〒878-0151
Shimoshitochi 〒878-0152
Sugō 〒879-6184
Sumikamado 〒878-0162
Tai 〒878-0575
Takabushi 〒878-0144
Taketa 〒878-0013
Taketamachi 〒878-0012
Tamarai 〒878-0024
Tsugikura 〒878-0571
Tōe 〒879-6183
Naoirimachi Kamitagita 〒878-0403
Naoirimachi Kamitsutsumi 〒878-0401
Naoirimachi Shimotagita 〒878-0404
Naoirimachi Nagayu 〒878-0402
Naka 〒878-0004
Nakatsuno 〒878-0573
Nyūta 〒878-0033
Haitabaru 〒878-0025
Hasada 〒878-0005
Hidagawa 〒878-0026
Hirata 〒878-0006
Fukuhara 〒878-0142
Furuzono 〒878-0146
Miyake 〒878-0007
Mukōyamada 〒878-0027
Monden 〒878-0034
Yoshida 〒878-0035
Yonai 〒878-0145
Watase 〒878-0028

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

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