Ichihara (εΈ‚εŽŸεΈ‚)Β is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, within the Greater Tokyo Area. It covers an area of 368.20 square kilometers and has a population of approximately 274,117 as of December 2020. The city is characterized by a blend of industrial and residential areas, with a significant industrial complex along Tokyo Bay that includes Japan's largest number of oil refineries. Ichihara also offers cultural and historical sites such as the Kazusa Kokubun-ji temple ruins. The city is well-connected by various railways and highways, making it a key transportation hub.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Ichihara

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District Postal Code
Aikawa γ€’290-0252
Aobadai γ€’299-0117
Aoyagi γ€’299-0102
Aoyagikaigan γ€’299-0103
Aoyagikita γ€’299-0101
Akuya γ€’290-0509
Asai Komukai γ€’290-0251
Asahi Gosho γ€’290-0063
Azu γ€’290-0253
Asōbara γ€’290-0535
Anesaki γ€’299-0111
Anesaki Kaigan γ€’299-0107
Anesaki Nishi γ€’299-0119
Anesaki Higashi γ€’299-0110
Amaariki γ€’290-0207
Amōda γ€’299-0126
Arai γ€’290-0522
Araoi γ€’290-0257
Aramaki γ€’290-0212
Iinuma γ€’290-0037
Ikewada γ€’290-0516
Ishikawa γ€’290-0511
Ishigami γ€’290-0534
Ishizuka γ€’290-0537
Izumidai γ€’299-0114
Isogaya γ€’290-0204
Itabu γ€’290-0543
Ichihara γ€’290-0015
Ichiba γ€’290-0505
Itohisa γ€’290-0262
Inunari γ€’290-0166
Imazu Asayama γ€’299-0106
Imadomi γ€’290-0265
Iriyamazu γ€’299-0115
Iwa γ€’290-0228
Iwasaki γ€’290-0047
Iwasaki Nishi γ€’290-0046
Iwanomi γ€’290-0052
Uehara γ€’290-0222
Ushiku γ€’290-0225
Umatate γ€’290-0221
Uruido γ€’290-0171
Uruido Minami γ€’290-0170
Egoda γ€’290-0508
Ooke γ€’290-0211
Okubo γ€’290-0532
Okura γ€’290-0234
Osaku γ€’290-0172
Otsubo γ€’290-0208
Oto γ€’290-0542
Oyama γ€’290-0002
Owada γ€’290-0553
Ogisaku γ€’290-0177
Okuno γ€’290-0513
Oshinuma γ€’290-0157
Odatsupe γ€’290-0176
Orizu γ€’290-0533
Kaiho γ€’290-0266
Kakinokidai γ€’290-0548
Kazato γ€’290-0241
Kashiwabara γ€’299-0105
Kajiro γ€’290-0258
Katamatagi γ€’299-0113
Katsuma γ€’290-0174
Kanesawa γ€’290-0233
Kamitakane γ€’290-0243
Kamo γ€’290-0025
Kayahashi γ€’290-0235
Kawazai γ€’290-0213
Kanzaki γ€’290-0178
Kikuma γ€’290-0007
Kita γ€’290-0167
Kita Kokubunjidai γ€’290-0071
Kichisawa γ€’290-0523
Kimizuka γ€’290-0051
Kugutsu γ€’290-0179
Kusakari γ€’290-0156
Kubo γ€’290-0552
Goi γ€’290-0056
Goikanasugi γ€’290-0057
Goichuo Nishi γ€’290-0081
Goichuo Higashi γ€’290-0054
Goichuo Minami γ€’290-0082
Goi Nishi γ€’290-0038
Goi Higashi γ€’290-0055
Goikaigan γ€’290-0058
Goi Minami Kaigan γ€’290-0045
Kōzaka γ€’290-0254
Kōfudai γ€’290-0255
Kori γ€’290-0269
Korimoto γ€’290-0013
Kokusabata γ€’290-0526
Kokubunji Daichuo γ€’290-0073
Kokumoto γ€’290-0531
Koshikiya γ€’290-0528
Gosho γ€’290-0066
Kotsube γ€’290-0165
Komagome γ€’290-0559
Koyata γ€’290-0529
Gongendō γ€’290-0209
Kongōji γ€’290-0162
Saihiro γ€’290-0022
Sakuradai γ€’299-0127
Saze γ€’290-0229
Sarashina γ€’290-0050
Shiizu γ€’299-0118
Shiinokidai γ€’299-0128
Shimada γ€’290-0506
Shimano γ€’290-0034
Shimono γ€’290-0154
Shimoyata γ€’290-0518
Jugozawa γ€’290-0263
Shuku γ€’290-0503
Shiratsuka γ€’299-0104
Shiroganechō γ€’290-0059
Shingaya γ€’290-0502
Sugeno γ€’290-0539
Suwa γ€’290-0026
Semata γ€’290-0151
Sōja γ€’290-0023
Takakura γ€’290-0161
Takataki γ€’290-0555
Takada γ€’290-0152
Takiguchi γ€’290-0173
Takeshi γ€’290-0203
Tatsumidai Higashi γ€’290-0003
Tatsumidai Nishi γ€’290-0004
Tateno γ€’299-0121
Tabi γ€’290-0515
Tabuchi γ€’290-0546
Tabuchikyuhitake γ€’290-0545
Tamasaki γ€’290-0041
Tamasaki Nishi γ€’290-0044
Chigusa γ€’299-0109
Chigusakaigan γ€’299-0108
Chiharadai Nishi γ€’290-0143
Chiharadai Higashi γ€’290-0141
Chiharadai Minami γ€’290-0142
Tsuiheiji γ€’290-0032
Tsukizaki γ€’290-0547
Tsukide γ€’290-0527
Tsuchiu γ€’290-0215
Tsurumai γ€’290-0512
Dezu γ€’290-0042
Dezu Nishi γ€’290-0043
Terayatsu γ€’290-0236
Tokuji γ€’290-0544
Tozura γ€’290-0536
Tonobeta γ€’290-0551
Toyonari γ€’299-0122
Naka γ€’290-0226
Nakatakane γ€’290-0242
Nakano γ€’290-0153
Nagayoshi γ€’290-0168
Nara γ€’290-0164
Niihori γ€’290-0206
Nishi Kuniyoshi γ€’290-0231
Nishi Kokubunjidai γ€’290-0072
Nishi Gosho γ€’290-0065
Nishi No γ€’290-0261
Nishi Noya γ€’290-0014
Neda γ€’290-0024
Nōman γ€’290-0011
Noge γ€’290-0033
Hagi γ€’290-0175
Hataki γ€’299-0112
Harada γ€’290-0507
Bamba γ€’290-0155
Higashi Kuniyoshi γ€’290-0163
Higashi Kokubunjidai γ€’290-0074
Higashi Gosho γ€’290-0064
Hikida γ€’290-0256
Hitsuba γ€’290-0214
Hirata γ€’290-0053
Hirano γ€’290-0541
Fukashiro γ€’299-0123
Fukumasu γ€’290-0202
Fujii γ€’290-0012
Futsukaichiba γ€’290-0216
Funyu γ€’290-0554
Furuichiba γ€’290-0008
Heizō γ€’290-0524
Hōme γ€’290-0224
Horikoshi γ€’290-0504
Hongō γ€’290-0556
Machida γ€’290-0267
Matsugashima γ€’290-0035
Matsugashima Nishi γ€’290-0036
Matsuzaki γ€’290-0217
Mandano γ€’290-0549
Mizusawa γ€’290-0514
Minami Iwasaki γ€’290-0244
Minami Kokubunjidai γ€’290-0075
Minayoshi γ€’290-0232
Miyabara γ€’290-0264
Myōkō γ€’290-0223
Mukaeda γ€’299-0116
Murakami γ€’290-0031
Monzen γ€’290-0016
Yata γ€’290-0517
Yanagawa γ€’290-0538
Yanagihara γ€’290-0268
Yabu γ€’290-0227
Yamaki γ€’290-0005
Yamakura γ€’290-0201
Yamaguchi γ€’290-0558
Yamakogawa γ€’290-0521
Yamada γ€’290-0205
Yamadabashi γ€’290-0021
Yawata γ€’290-0062
Yawata Ishizuka γ€’290-0061
Yawata Kaigandori γ€’290-0067
Yawata Kita Cho γ€’290-0069
Yawata Ura γ€’290-0068
Yushudai Higashi γ€’299-0124
Yushudai Nishi γ€’299-0125
Yōrō γ€’290-0557
Yonezawa γ€’290-0501
Yonewara γ€’290-0525
Wakamiya γ€’290-0006
Wanme γ€’290-0259

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

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