Minamibōsō (南房総市) is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, formed on March 20, 2006, from the merger of several towns including Chikura, Maruyama, Shirahama, Tomiura, Wada, Miyoshi, and Tomiyama. The city covers an area of 230.22 square kilometers and has a population of approximately 34,451 as of May 2024. Minamibōsō is known for its scenic coastal views, mild climate, and agricultural products such as flowers and seafood. It also features various historical sites and is a popular destination for tourism, especially for beach activities and local festivals.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Minamibōsō

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District Postal Code
Akashi 〒294-0821
Arakawa 〒299-2201
Anbaya 〒299-2522
Ikenōchi 〒294-0812
Ishigami 〒299-2515
Ishidō 〒299-2503
Ishidōhara 〒299-2502
Ichibu 〒299-2226
Inukake 〒299-2205
Ino 〒299-2212
Iwaito 〒299-2512
Ebishiki 〒294-0804
Oi 〒299-2507
Ogakuchi 〒294-0817
Odo 〒299-2511
Kamitakida 〒294-0806
Kamihori 〒294-0825
Kamo 〒299-2525
Kawakami 〒299-2211
Kawada 〒294-0814
Kawayatsu 〒299-2504
Kushi 〒299-2216
Kutsumi 〒299-2526
Kubo 〒299-2524
Kegiya 〒299-2215
Gōdo 〒299-2221
Kōra 〒299-2224
Shimotakida 〒294-0805
Shimohori 〒294-0824
Shushigayatsu 〒299-2501
Shirako 〒299-2521
Shirahamacho Otohama 〒295-0101
Shirahamachō Shirahama 〒295-0102
Shirahamachō Takiguchi 〒295-0103
Shirahamachonemoto 〒295-0104
Sendai 〒294-0815
Takasaki 〒299-2223
Takenōchi 〒299-2225
Chikurachōda 〒295-0006
Chikurachō Okawa 〒295-0026
Chikurachō Onuki 〒295-0013
Chikurachō Kawai 〒295-0002
Chikurachō Kawaguchi 〒295-0023
Chikurachō Kawato 〒295-0014
Chikurachō Kita Asai 〒295-0011
Chikurachōkubo 〒295-0001
Chikurachō Kotto 〒295-0022
Chikuracho Shirako 〒295-0003
Chikuracho Shiramazu 〒295-0027
Chikurachōseto 〒295-0004
Chikurachōsenda 〒295-0025
Chikurachō Hiraiso 〒295-0024
Chikurachō Hedate 〒295-0021
Chikurachō Makida 〒295-0005
Chikurachō Minami Asai 〒295-0012
Tomiurachō Aoki 〒299-2416
Tomiurachō Igura 〒299-2411
Tomiurachō Otsu 〒299-2412
Tomiurachō Tadara 〒299-2404
Tomiurachō Tedori 〒299-2418
Tomiurachō Toyoka 〒299-2402
Tomiurachō Namuya 〒299-2401
Tomiurachō Nyu 〒299-2417
Tomiurachō Haraoka 〒299-2403
Tomiurachō Fukana 〒299-2415
Tomiurachō Fukuzawa 〒299-2414
Tomiurachō Miyamoto 〒299-2413
Naka 〒294-0811
Nishi Bara 〒299-2514
Nibu 〒299-2214
Hiratsuka 〒299-2202
Fuchu 〒294-0823
Furukawa 〒299-2513
Hegurishimo 〒299-2206
Hegurinaka 〒299-2204
Maeda 〒299-2516
Masuma 〒294-0801
Maruhongō 〒299-2517
Maruyama Hiratsuka 〒299-2508
Mikogami 〒299-2506
Misaka 〒294-0826
Mishō 〒294-0803
Mine 〒299-2523
Miyashita 〒299-2505
Miyanoyatsu 〒299-2222
Motori 〒294-0822
Yamashita 〒294-0816
Yamada 〒299-2203
Yamana 〒294-0802
Yamukai 〒294-0813
Yoshizawa 〒299-2213
Wadachō Ishidō 〒299-2728
Wadachō Ogawa 〒299-2726
Wadachō Kaihotsu 〒299-2712
Wadachō Kamimihara 〒299-2727
Wadachō Kuroiwa 〒299-2725
Wadachō Gojukura 〒299-2721
Wadachō Komukai 〒299-2724
Wadachō Shiba 〒299-2702
Wadachō Shimomihara 〒299-2715
Wadachō Shisurasuka 〒299-2711
Wadachō Surusumori 〒299-2722
Wadachō Nakamihara 〒299-2716
Wadachō Nigaura 〒299-2703
Wadachō Numa 〒299-2714
Wadachō Hanasono 〒299-2701
Wadachō Funo 〒299-2723
Wadachō Matsuda 〒299-2713
Wadachō Mōra 〒299-2705
Wadachō Wada 〒299-2704

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

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