Tsuruga (敦賀市)Β is a city in Fukui Prefecture, Japan, with a population of approximately 62,550 as of April 2024. It is a significant port city on the Sea of Japan, historically known for its role in maritime trade and its welcoming of Jewish refugees during World War II, commemorated at the Port of Humanity Tsuruga Museum. The city features attractions like Kehi Shrine and scenic views from Kanegasaki Park. Tsuruga is also known for its cultural festivals and emphasis on community and educational services.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Tsuruga

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District Postal Code
Aioicho γ€’914-0062
Akasaki γ€’914-0272
Akebonocho γ€’914-0075
Ageno γ€’914-0266
Asouguchi γ€’914-0315
Azo γ€’914-0265
Azono γ€’914-0141
Igawa γ€’914-0014
Ikenokouchi γ€’914-0004
Ishigacho γ€’914-0042
Izumigaokacho γ€’914-0021
Ichinono γ€’914-0124
Ichihashi γ€’914-0301
Itsuhata γ€’914-0267
Imojicho γ€’914-0805
Irohama γ€’914-0844
Usogouchi γ€’914-0003
Urasoko γ€’914-0843
Eidaicho γ€’914-0825
Era γ€’914-0268
Oiwake γ€’914-0303
Okura γ€’914-0018
Ohida γ€’914-0262
Okayamacho γ€’914-0044
Okuaso γ€’914-0316
Okuno γ€’914-0311
Ogo γ€’914-0032
Ogoguchi γ€’914-0034
Ossaka γ€’914-0006
Kaguracho γ€’914-0063
Kashimagari γ€’914-0005
Kanayama γ€’914-0146
Kanawacho γ€’914-0055
Kanegasakicho γ€’914-0072
Kawasakicho γ€’914-0066
Kawakita γ€’914-0012
Kawaharacho γ€’914-0015
Kannoncho γ€’914-0039
Kizaki γ€’914-0814
Kinukakecho γ€’914-0043
Kinomecho γ€’914-0026
Kiyomizucho γ€’914-0052
Kushikawa γ€’914-0821
Kushikawacho γ€’914-0822
Kushibayashi γ€’914-0138
Kutsu γ€’914-0831
Kutsumi γ€’914-0823
Kunihirocho γ€’914-0059
Kumonmyo γ€’914-0131
Kuretakecho γ€’914-0802
Kurehacho γ€’914-0813
Kotakari γ€’914-0045
Gomyo γ€’914-0132
Sakaeshinmachi γ€’914-0077
Sakanoshita γ€’914-0038
Sakuragaokacho γ€’914-0144
Sakuramachi γ€’914-0078
Sawa γ€’914-0143
Shimizu γ€’914-0071
Joguu γ€’914-0832
Showacho γ€’914-0812
Shiraki γ€’919-1279
Shiroganecho γ€’914-0054
Shindo γ€’914-0317
Shinbo γ€’914-0001
Shinmatsushimachi γ€’914-0803
Shinwacho γ€’914-0122
Suizu γ€’914-0264
Sugihashi γ€’914-0314
Sunagare γ€’914-0136
Seki γ€’914-0147
Sosogi γ€’914-0312
Tai γ€’914-0273
Takano γ€’914-0022
Daguchi γ€’914-0305
Tajiri γ€’914-0007
Tateishi γ€’914-0841
Tani γ€’914-0031
Taniguchi γ€’914-0013
Chuocho γ€’914-0811
Tsunaicho γ€’914-0056
Tsunogacho γ€’914-0074
Te γ€’914-0845
Tezutsucho γ€’914-0073
Dou γ€’914-0036
Toyocho γ€’914-0047
Tone γ€’914-0313
Naka γ€’914-0028
Nagaso γ€’914-0046
Nagatani γ€’914-0135
Nago γ€’914-0834
Nunodacho γ€’914-0041
Nouma γ€’914-0833
Nogami γ€’914-0121
Nosaka γ€’914-0145
Haginocho γ€’914-0142
Hatohara γ€’914-0033
Habara γ€’914-0002
Hara γ€’914-0824
Hikida γ€’914-0302
Hinomizucho γ€’914-0025
Hibarigaokacho γ€’914-0137
Hirakicho γ€’914-0057
Fukagawacho γ€’914-0023
Fukasaka γ€’914-0304
Fujigaokacho γ€’914-0017
Futamura γ€’914-0835
Heiwacho γ€’914-0815
Horaicho γ€’914-0061
Honmachi γ€’914-0051
Maizakicho γ€’914-0053
Matsuecho γ€’914-0065
Matsushimacho γ€’914-0801
Matsubacho γ€’914-0807
Matsubaracho γ€’914-0806
Maruyama γ€’914-0274
Mishimacho γ€’914-0058
Michinokuchi γ€’914-0037
Midorigaokacho γ€’914-0133
Minatomachi γ€’914-0079
Miyamadera γ€’914-0011
Myojincho γ€’914-0842
Motohida γ€’914-0261
Motomachi γ€’914-0076
Yama γ€’914-0134
Yamashimizu γ€’914-0035
Yamanaka γ€’914-0306
Yuukicho γ€’914-0064
Yokohama γ€’914-0263
Yoza γ€’914-0016
Yoshiko γ€’914-0024
Wakaizumicho γ€’914-0027
Wakabacho γ€’914-0125
Wakuno γ€’914-0123

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

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