Katsuyama (勝山市) is a city in Fukui Prefecture, Japan, known for its rich paleontological history and as a prominent site for dinosaur fossils. As of recent estimates, it has a population of around 23,000. The city is home to the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, one of the largest dinosaur museums in the world. Katsuyama also features historical attractions like the Echizen Ōno Castle and various natural landscapes, including Hakusan National Park, emphasizing both cultural heritage and natural beauty.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Katsuyama

Click on the district name for the complete Japanese address, the complete English address, how to write a Japanese address, the postal code, the map location, and more.

District Postal Code
Asahikeyacho 〒911-0817
Asahimachi 〒911-0803
Aradochoinami 〒911-0045
Aradochokitashinzaike 〒911-0041
Aradochokitamiyaji 〒911-0047
Aradochosakai 〒911-0048
Aradochoshinbo 〒911-0043
Aradochotanabe 〒911-0042
Aradochonakashimizu 〒911-0046
Aradochomatsugasaki 〒911-0044
Ino 〒911-0812
Inokuchi 〒911-0813
Inokeya 〒911-0816
Osowacho Obukuro 〒911-0834
Osowacho Kitayama 〒911-0833
Osowacho Shimoarai 〒911-0836
Osowacho Chiyoda 〒911-0831
Osowacho Houki 〒911-0835
Osowacho Yomogi 〒911-0832
Katase 〒911-0811
Kamitakajima 〒911-0815
Kitagocho Aramachi 〒911-0051
Kitagocho Ijichi 〒911-0055
Kitagocho Kamimorikawa 〒911-0053
Kitagocho Nishimyokinjima 〒911-0052
Kitagocho Bandojima 〒911-0056
Kitagocho Higashino 〒911-0054
Kitadanicho Ohara 〒911-0001
Kitadanicho Kitarokuroshi 〒911-0004
Kitadanicho Kinehashi 〒911-0002
Kitadanicho Kougo 〒911-0003
Kitadanicho Sugiyama 〒911-0005
Kitadanicho Tani 〒911-0006
Koorimachi 〒911-0035
Sakaemachi 〒911-0033
Sawamachi 〒911-0801
Sakadanicho Kitanishimata 〒911-0846
Sakadanicho Saikoji 〒911-0847
Sakadanicho Shida 〒911-0842
Sakadanicho Usugimata 〒911-0843
Sakadanicho Demura 〒911-0848
Sakadanicho Higashiosowaguchi 〒911-0844
Sakadanicho Hossaka 〒911-0841
Sakadanicho Yatoguchi 〒911-0845
Showamachi 〒911-0802
Takinamicho 〒911-0034
Tatekawacho 〒911-0805
Nagayamacho 〒911-0031
Nomukicho Ushigatani 〒911-0011
Nomukicho Kitanotsumata 〒911-0017
Nomukicho Takebayashi 〒911-0015
Nomukicho Hijirimaru 〒911-0014
Nomukicho Fukadani 〒911-0013
Nomukicho Yakushigamiya 〒911-0012
Nomukicho Ryudani 〒911-0016
Heisenjicho Akao 〒911-0823
Heisenjicho Ikegahara 〒911-0824
Heisenjicho Iwagano 〒911-0825
Heisenjicho Owatari 〒911-0828
Heisenjicho Okayokoe 〒911-0821
Heisenjicho Kabekura 〒911-0826
Heisenjicho Sasao 〒911-0827
Heisenjicho Shinno 〒911-0822
Honmachi 〒911-0806
Mukorocho Kumire 〒911-0022
Mukorocho Kurohara 〒911-0026
Mukorocho Gohonji 〒911-0025
Mukorocho Jodoji 〒911-0024
Mukorocho Terao 〒911-0023
Mukorocho Tochigamiya 〒911-0021
Motomachi 〒911-0804
Yoshinocho 〒911-0032
Wakaino 〒911-0814

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

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