Minamisōma (南相馬市) is a city in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, known for its rich cultural heritage and history. Formed on January 1, 2006, through the merger of several towns, it has a population of around 55,000 people. The city is renowned for the Soma Nomaoi, an annual traditional horse-racing festival that dates back over a thousand years. Minamisōma also has a strong focus on recovery and rebuilding efforts following the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, striving to preserve its cultural traditions while promoting sustainable development.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Minamisōma

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District Postal Code
Odakaku Izumisawa 〒979-2133
Odakaku Idagawa 〒979-2144
Odakaku Urajiri 〒979-2145
Odakaku Uwanezawa 〒979-2155
Odakaku Ebisawa 〒979-2143
Odakaku Oi 〒979-2103
Odakaku Otawa 〒979-2163
Odakaku Otomi 〒979-2174
Odakaku Omachi 〒979-2123
Odakaku Okada 〒979-2134
Odakaku Odaka 〒979-2102
Odakaku Onaba 〒979-2147
Odakaku Oya 〒979-2173
Odakaku Katakusa 〒979-2101
Odakaku Kanaya 〒979-2165
Odakaku Kamiura 〒979-2153
Odakaku Kamimachi 〒979-2115
Odakaku Kamiyama 〒979-2154
Odakaku Kawabusa 〒979-2164
Odakaku Kitahatsupara 〒979-2171
Odakaku Koyagi 〒979-2156
Odakaku Shimoura 〒979-2146
Odakaku Sekiba 〒979-2113
Odakaku Tamachi 〒979-2112
Odakaku Tsukabara 〒979-2104
Odakaku Tsunobeuchi 〒979-2142
Odakaku Nakamachi 〒979-2111
Odakaku Namezu 〒979-2152
Odakaku Nishimachi 〒979-2114
Odakaku Hanokura 〒979-2175
Odakaku Hansaki 〒979-2162
Odakaku Higashimachi 〒979-2121
Odakaku Fukuoka 〒979-2131
Odakaku Fujiki 〒979-2161
Odakaku Mizugai 〒979-2132
Odakaku Minami Hatsupara 〒979-2172
Odakaku Minamimachi 〒979-2122
Odakaku Mimigai 〒979-2151
Odakaku Murakami 〒979-2141
Odakaku Motomachi 〒979-2124
Odakaku Yoshina 〒979-2157
Kashimaku Asahi 〒979-2336
Kashimaku Ukita 〒979-2451
Kashimaku Ushikouchi 〒979-2443
Kashimaku Etari 〒979-2331
Kashimaku Ouchi 〒979-2322
Kashimaku Okawada 〒979-2444
Kashimaku Oshimada 〒979-2321
Kashimaku Oyama 〒979-2464
Kashimaku Kashima 〒979-2335
Kashimaku Kamitochikubo 〒979-2462
Kashimaku Karasuzaki 〒979-2323
Kashimaku Kawago 〒979-2324
Kashimaku Kitaebi 〒979-2311
Kashimaku Kitamigita 〒979-2313
Kashimaku Kitayakata 〒979-2303
Kashimaku Koike 〒979-2453
Kashimaku Koyamada 〒979-2452
Kashimaku Shionosaki 〒979-2332
Kashimaku Jisabara 〒979-2454
Kashimaku Tsunogawara 〒979-2441
Kashimaku Terauchi 〒979-2333
Kashimaku Tochikubo 〒979-2463
Kashimaku Nagata 〒979-2305
Kashimaku Nagawatari 〒979-2301
Kashimaku Nishimachi 〒979-2334
Kashimaku Minamiebi 〒979-2312
Kashimaku Minamimigita 〒979-2314
Kashimaku Minamiyakata 〒979-2304
Kashimaku Minamiyunoki 〒979-2302
Kashimaku Yamashita 〒979-2461
Kashimaku Yokote 〒979-2442
Haramachiku Aobacho 〒975-0039
Haramachiku Asahicho 〒975-0004
Haramachiku Azumacho 〒975-0002
Haramachiku Ishigami 〒975-0075
Haramachiku Izumi 〒975-0023
Haramachiku Ushigoe 〒975-0017
Haramachiku Enei 〒975-0047
Haramachiku Ogai 〒975-0078
Haramachiku Okido 〒975-0061
Haramachiku Ohara 〒975-0079
Haramachiku Omachi 〒975-0001
Haramachiku Omika 〒975-0049
Haramachiku Ogawacho 〒975-0011
Haramachiku Ogisaku 〒975-0055
Haramachiku Oshigama 〒975-0064
Haramachiku Kaibama 〒975-0036
Haramachiku Katakura 〒975-0058
Haramachiku Kanezawa 〒975-0021
Haramachiku Kamiota 〒975-0059
Haramachiku Kamikitatakahira 〒975-0027
Haramachiku Kamishibusa 〒975-0034
Haramachiku Kamitakahira 〒975-0026
Haramachiku Kamimachi 〒975-0013
Haramachiku Kitaizumi 〒975-0022
Haramachiku Kitanagano 〒975-0072
Haramachiku Kitaniida 〒975-0073
Haramachiku Kitahara 〒975-0037
Haramachiku Kitamachi 〒975-0018
Haramachiku Kunimicho 〒975-0015
Haramachiku Kozawa 〒975-0045
Haramachiku Kobama 〒975-0043
Haramachiku Gorai 〒975-0051
Haramachiku Sakaecho 〒975-0003
Haramachiku Sakuraicho 〒975-0032
Haramachiku Shidazawa 〒975-0076
Haramachiku Shidoke 〒975-0042
Haramachiku Shimoenei 〒975-0044
Haramachiku Shimoota 〒975-0041
Haramachiku Shimokitatakahira 〒975-0024
Haramachiku Shimoshibusa 〒975-0035
Haramachiku Shimotakahira 〒975-0025
Haramachiku Jingasaki 〒975-0065
Haramachiku Taka 〒975-0054
Haramachiku Takanokura 〒975-0077
Haramachiku Takamicho 〒975-0033
Haramachiku Tsutsumigai 〒975-0046
Haramachiku Tsurugai 〒975-0056
Haramachiku Nakaota 〒975-0052
Haramachiku Nagano 〒975-0074
Haramachiku Nakamachi 〒975-0016
Haramachiku Nishikicho 〒975-0031
Haramachiku Nishimachi 〒975-0014
Haramachiku Hashimotocho 〒975-0006
Haramachiku Baba 〒975-0063
Haramachiku Hinodecho 〒975-0038
Haramachiku Fukono 〒975-0071
Haramachiku Futamicho 〒975-0005
Haramachiku Honjinmae 〒975-0062
Haramachiku Masuda 〒975-0053
Haramachiku Mishimacho 〒975-0012
Haramachiku Minamimachi 〒975-0007
Haramachiku Memezawa 〒975-0048
Haramachiku Motomachi 〒975-0008
Haramachiku Yagawara 〒975-0057

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

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