Sakura is a city in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, with a population of approximately 173,740 as of 2020. Located about 40 kilometers northeast of Tokyo, Sakura is known for its rich historical heritage, including the ruins of Sakura Castle and the National Museum of Japanese History. The city has a humid subtropical climate and features several parks and cultural sites, making it a blend of historical and modern attractions. Sakura serves as both a residential area and a commuter town for those working in Tokyo and Chiba.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Sakura

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District Postal Code
Aosuge γ€’285-0852
Azeta γ€’285-0835
Amabe γ€’285-0064
Iijuku γ€’285-0832
Iida γ€’285-0032
Iidadai γ€’285-0031
Iizuka γ€’285-0076
Iino γ€’285-0003
Iinomachi γ€’285-0009
Ishikawa γ€’285-0813
Inaridai γ€’285-0864
Ino γ€’285-0855
Inomachi γ€’285-0856
Iwatomi γ€’285-0071
Iwatomimachi γ€’285-0072
Iwana γ€’285-0004
Inan γ€’285-0822
Usui γ€’285-0863
Usuita γ€’285-0861
Usuidai γ€’285-0866
Uchida γ€’285-0077
Urasshinmachi γ€’285-0024
Uritsubo Shinden γ€’285-0055
Ebara γ€’285-0824
Ebara Shinden γ€’285-0823
Ebaradai γ€’285-0825
Ōjidai γ€’285-0837
Osakidai γ€’285-0817
Osaku γ€’285-0802
Ozakura γ€’285-0041
Oshinozuka γ€’285-0806
Ojamachi γ€’285-0043
Ota γ€’285-0808
Odake γ€’285-0853
Obudai γ€’285-0836
Omotechō γ€’285-0811
Kairinjimachi γ€’285-0013
Kakurai γ€’285-0821
Kashima Kantaku γ€’285-0008
Kaburaginaka Katamachi γ€’285-0026
Kaburagimachi γ€’285-0025
Kamikatsuta γ€’285-0054
Kamishizu γ€’285-0846
Kamishizuhara γ€’285-0844
Kamidai γ€’285-0044
Kamibessho γ€’285-0066
Kinoko γ€’285-0801
Kōdo γ€’285-0803
Koshinozuka γ€’285-0805
Komedo γ€’285-0057
Sakaechō γ€’285-0014
Sakado γ€’285-0078
Samukaze γ€’285-0062
Sannō γ€’285-0807
Shimokatsuta γ€’285-0053
Shimoshizu γ€’285-0841
Shimoshizuhara γ€’285-0842
Shimone γ€’285-0006
Shimonemachi γ€’285-0007
Jumokumachi γ€’285-0035
Jō γ€’285-0815
Jōza γ€’285-0854
Jōnaichō γ€’285-0017
Shirogane γ€’285-0045
Shinusuida γ€’285-0862
Shinmachi γ€’285-0023
Sennari γ€’285-0034
Someino γ€’285-0831
Takaoka γ€’285-0046
Takasaki γ€’285-0061
Tamachi γ€’285-0012
Tsuchiuki γ€’285-0001
Tsuboyama Shinden γ€’285-0056
Terazaki γ€’285-0818
Terrazaki Kita γ€’285-0819
Tōjidai γ€’285-0816
Naoya γ€’285-0065
Nakashizu γ€’285-0843
Nakabyōmachi γ€’285-0022
Nagakuma γ€’285-0051
Nanamagari γ€’285-0073
Nabeyamamachi γ€’285-0033
Namikimachi γ€’285-0015
Nishi Shizu γ€’285-0845
Nishi Mikado γ€’285-0074
Nishi Yu-Karigaoka γ€’285-0850
Hagiyama Shinden γ€’285-0002
Hachimandai γ€’285-0867
Hadori γ€’285-0833
Haruji γ€’285-0814
Fujisawamachi γ€’285-0036
Masakadomachi γ€’285-0042
Massaki γ€’285-0851
Mawatashi γ€’285-0804
Minami Usuidai γ€’285-0865
Minami Yu-Karigaoka γ€’285-0859
Miyauchi γ€’285-0075
Miyakōjimachi γ€’285-0016
Miyanodai γ€’285-0857
Miyamae γ€’285-0005
Miyamoto γ€’285-0063
Mirokumachi γ€’285-0038
Mutsuzaki γ€’285-0812
Mogamimachi γ€’285-0021
Motomachi γ€’285-0037
Yagi γ€’285-0052
Yakkodaimachi γ€’285-0039
Yamanosaki γ€’285-0011
Yu-Karigaoka γ€’285-0858
Yoshimi γ€’285-0834

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

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