Shikokuchūō (四国中央市), located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan, is known for being a major center of the paper industry in Japan, producing a significant portion of the nation's paper products. The city was established in 2004 from the merger of Kawanoe, Iyomishima, Doi, and Shingū. It boasts natural beauty, including the scenic views of the Hoō Mountains and the Gulf of Hiuchi. Shikokuchūō is also a port city, with a well-developed industrial sector contributing to its regional economic importance.

💻 Shikokuchūō City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Shikokuchūō

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District Postal Code
Kanadachō Kanagawa 〒799-0123
Kanadachō Sankakuji 〒799-0124
Kanadachō Handa 〒799-0122
Kamigashiwachō 〒799-0412
Kamibunchō 〒799-0121
Kawatakichō Shimoyama 〒799-0127
Kawatakichō Ryōke 〒799-0128
Kawano Echō 〒799-0101
Kawano Echōnagasu 〒799-0102
Kawano Echōyoki 〒799-0103
Kinshachō Ogawayama 〒799-0641
Kinshachō Hiranoyama 〒799-0642
Kinseichō Shimobun 〒799-0111
Kinseichō Yamadai 〒799-0112
Gujōchō 〒799-0423
Sangawachō 〒799-0431
Shibōchō 〒799-0125
Shimogashiwachō 〒799-0411
Shimokawachō 〒799-0126
Shingūchō Umatate 〒799-0301
Shingūchō Kamiyama 〒799-0302
Shingūchō Shingū 〒799-0303
Shingūchō Shinsegawa 〒799-0304
Doichō Irino 〒799-0712
Doichō Ueno 〒799-0721
Doichō Urayama 〒799-0713
Doichō Kaburasaki 〒799-0724
Doichō Kitano 〒799-0722
Doichō Kobayashi 〒799-0702
Doichō Tsune 〒799-0704
Doichō Tenma 〒799-0723
Doichō Doi 〒799-0711
Doichō Nakamura 〒799-0701
Doichō Noda 〒799-0705
Doichō Hatano 〒799-0714
Doichō Fujiwara 〒799-0703
Tomisatochō Sangawayama 〒799-0643
Tomisatochō Tsuneyama 〒799-0645
Tomisatochō Toyosaka 〒799-0644
Toyōkachō Irano 〒799-0434
Toyōkachō Ōmachi 〒799-0432
Toyōkachō Okadō 〒799-0436
Toyōkachō Osada 〒799-0435
Toyōkachō Toyoda 〒799-0433
Nakazo Nechō 〒799-0413
Nakano Shōchō 〒799-0422
Mishima Asahi 〒799-0403
Mishima Kaneko 〒799-0421
Mishima Kamiyachō 〒799-0402
Mishima Chūō 〒799-0405
Mishima Miyagawa 〒799-0404
Muramatsuchō 〒799-0401
Mendorichō 〒799-0113

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

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