Sabae (鯖江市) is a city in Fukui Prefecture, Japan, with an estimated population of 69,338 as of June 2018. The city is renowned for its significant manufacturing industry, particularly as a major center for eyeglass frames. Sabae is also notable for its historic sites, such as Mitsumine Castle ruins and the Ōzan Kofun Cluster, as well as its beautiful Nishiyama Park and Zoo. The city hosts various public amenities and services, including educational institutions like the National Institute of Technology, Fukui College.

💻 Sabae City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Sabae

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District Postal Code
Asahimachi 〒916-0025
Azoudacho 〒916-1224
Arisadacho 〒916-0057
Ishidakamicho 〒916-0083
Ishidanakacho 〒916-0082
Ishidashimocho 〒916-0081
Ishodanicho 〒916-0076
Isobecho 〒916-1114
Iricho 〒916-0008
Urushiharacho 〒916-0075
Okuracho 〒916-0085
Onocho 〒916-1102
Ochiicho 〒916-1115
Otsusakakonbokucho 〒916-1104
Obanacho 〒916-1233
Katayamacho 〒916-1223
Kanadanicho 〒916-1231
Kamiuzuecho 〒916-0066
Kamikouchicho 〒916-1235
Kamikoubatacho 〒916-0037
Kamisabae 〒916-0055
Kamitonokuchicho 〒916-1111
Kaminakacho 〒916-0016
Kaminodacho 〒916-0074
Kawasaricho 〒916-0088
Kawshimacho 〒916-1116
Kawadacho 〒916-1222
Kitanakacho 〒916-1237
Kitanocho 〒916-0029
Kumadacho 〒916-0062
Geshicho 〒916-0064
Koizumicho 〒916-0084
Koguromachi 〒916-0028
Goromarucho 〒916-0044
Saiwaicho 〒916-0018
Sakuramachi 〒916-0027
Sadatsugicho 〒916-0043
Sawacho 〒916-1234
Sanrokucho 〒916-0021
Jichucho 〒916-1232
Shihodanicho 〒916-1106
Jimyojicho 〒916-0071
Shimozuecho 〒916-0067
Shimokobatacho 〒916-0038
Shimoshinjocho 〒916-0034
Shimonodacho 〒916-0073
Shinmachi 〒916-0035
Shinmeicho 〒916-0017
Shinyokoe 〒916-0042
Sugimotocho 〒916-0005
Sumiyoshicho 〒916-0056
Daishojicho 〒916-1101
Tadasucho 〒916-0004
Tadokorocho 〒916-0003
Tamuracho 〒916-0087
Chosenjicho 〒916-0024
Tsutsujigaokacho 〒916-0011
Todecho 〒916-0065
Tonokuchicho 〒916-1113
Toba 〒916-0013
Tobacho 〒916-0014
Toriicho 〒916-0063
Naoicho 〒916-1107
Nakatonokuchicho 〒916-1112
Nakanocho 〒916-0033
Nakanomatsunari 〒916-1133
Nishioicho 〒916-0078
Nishibancho 〒916-0006
Nishibukurocho 〒916-1221
Nishiyamacho 〒916-0023
Nichogakecho 〒916-0068
Hashitatecho 〒916-0031
Higashisabae 〒916-0041
Higashishimizucho 〒916-1236
Higashiyoneoka 〒916-0012
Hinodecho 〒916-0053
Hiraicho 〒916-0061
Fukaecho 〒916-0052
Fujimacho 〒916-0072
Funaedacho 〒916-0032
Funatsucho 〒916-0054
Besshicho 〒916-1225
Beshocho 〒916-1103
Honmachi 〒916-0026
Matsunaricho 〒916-1118
Maruyamacho 〒916-0019
Mionoshutsusakucho 〒916-0007
Mizuochicho 〒916-0022
Miyamae 〒916-0045
Miyukicho 〒916-0015
Yakatacho 〒916-0051
Yanagimachi 〒916-0047
Yokoecho 〒916-0046
Yokogoshicho 〒916-0036
Yoshiecho 〒916-0001
Yoshitanicho 〒916-1105
Yoshidacho 〒916-0086
Yoneokacho 〒916-0002
Wadacho 〒916-0077

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

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