Shirakawa (η™½ζ²³εΈ‚)Β is a city in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, known for its historical and cultural heritage. Founded in 1889, it features the iconic Komine Castle, a symbol of the city's history, which has been restored and serves as a major attraction. Shirakawa is also recognized for its traditional Japanese gardens, such as Nanko Park, which was established by Matsudaira Sadanobu in 1801. The city focuses on promoting tourism and local industries, including agriculture and traditional crafts, contributing to its vibrant local economy and cultural preservation efforts.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Shirakawa

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District Postal Code
Aizumachi γ€’961-0075
Akedo γ€’961-0901
Asahicho γ€’961-0912
Atagomachi γ€’961-0942
Izawa γ€’961-0082
Izawayama γ€’961-0081
Ienomae γ€’961-0032
Ikeshita γ€’961-0827
Ikeshitaura γ€’961-0826
Ikeshitamukaiyama γ€’961-0825
Ishikiriba γ€’961-0867
Izumida γ€’961-0003
Itabashi γ€’961-0016
Ichibancho γ€’961-0947
Uenodai γ€’961-0937
Uenohara γ€’961-0026
Usuba γ€’961-0063
Umamachi γ€’961-0931
Umamachiura γ€’961-0904
Umamachishita γ€’961-0915
Urayama γ€’961-0036
Enmyoji γ€’961-0921
Oikubo γ€’961-0831
Oikuboyama γ€’961-0838
Oimawashi γ€’961-0094
Okureyamiyama γ€’961-0846
Osakayama γ€’961-0845
Otemachi γ€’961-0908
Owada γ€’961-0002
Oshodan γ€’961-0985
Oshodanyama γ€’961-0984
Onigoe γ€’961-0885
Onigoemichishita γ€’961-0884
Onigoeyama γ€’961-0887
Omotego Katoda γ€’961-0409
Omotego Kaneyama γ€’961-0416
Omotego Komatsu γ€’961-0405
Omotego Shimohabara γ€’961-0412
Omotego Takagi γ€’961-0414
Omotego Naimatsu γ€’961-0402
Omotego Nakadera γ€’961-0407
Omotego Nakano γ€’961-0401
Omotego Banzawa γ€’961-0403
Omotego Fukaado γ€’961-0411
Omotego Horinouchi γ€’961-0408
Omotego Minori γ€’961-0413
Omotego Yashiroda γ€’961-0404
Omotego Yanamori γ€’961-0415
Omotego Yawata γ€’961-0406
Onnaishi γ€’961-0064
Kakunai γ€’961-0074
Kageonigoe γ€’961-0886
Kajimachi γ€’961-0913
Kanayamachi γ€’961-0943
Kameishi γ€’961-0023
Kayane γ€’961-0004
Kariyado γ€’961-0014
Kanjomachi γ€’961-0956
Kansenkubo γ€’961-0802
Kitaura γ€’961-0821
Kita Nakagawara γ€’961-0054
Kitanoborimachi γ€’961-0973
Kitahorikawabata γ€’961-0996
Kitahorikiri γ€’961-0974
Kitamabune γ€’961-0981
Kinshoji γ€’961-0083
Kinshoji Higashi γ€’961-0084
Kinrei γ€’961-0042
Kutano γ€’961-0011
Kubancho γ€’961-0875
Kubancho Nishiura γ€’961-0874
Kurabeishi γ€’961-0017
Kosenzaka γ€’961-0045
Kotagawa γ€’961-0001
Korobizaka γ€’961-0852
Gobancho Gawara γ€’961-0076
Gorokubo γ€’961-0815
Saikumachi γ€’961-0965
Sairyomachi γ€’961-0944
Sakaemachi γ€’961-0803
Sakuramachi γ€’961-0911
Sanbancho γ€’961-0862
Sanbonmatsu γ€’961-0872
Sanbonmatsuyama γ€’961-0814
Shiojiyama γ€’961-0986
Shitamachi γ€’961-0072
Shitamachi Higashi γ€’961-0071
Shichibancho γ€’961-0863
Jusanpara γ€’961-0888
Jusanparamichiue γ€’961-0829
Jusanparamichishita γ€’961-0828
Jumonji γ€’961-0027
Shobuzawa γ€’961-0922
Showamachi γ€’961-0971
Shiraigake γ€’961-0924
Shiraigakeshita γ€’961-0923
Shirasaka γ€’961-0835
Shinike γ€’961-0842
Shinkuramachi γ€’961-0933
Shinshirakawa γ€’961-0856
Shintakayama γ€’961-0853
Shinnatsunashi γ€’961-0024
Shinmichi γ€’961-0037
Sugodate γ€’961-0811
Sekibe γ€’961-0021
Setohara γ€’961-0822
Sokuzenmachi γ€’961-0916
Sotousuba γ€’961-0062
Dai γ€’961-0051
Daikumachi γ€’961-0936
Taishinkamishinjo γ€’969-0301
Taishinkumado γ€’961-8002
Taishinshimokoya γ€’969-0303
Taishinshimoshinjo γ€’969-0304
Taishindenenchofu γ€’969-0305
Taishintoyochi γ€’969-0306
Taishinnakashinjo γ€’969-0307
Taishinmasumi γ€’969-0308
Taishinmachiya γ€’969-0309
Takajomachi γ€’961-0953
Takayama γ€’961-0854
Takayamanishi γ€’961-0855
Tajima γ€’961-0015
Tateishi γ€’961-0972
Tateishiyama γ€’961-0975
Tanakayama γ€’961-0061
Tamachi γ€’961-0073
Tsurushiba γ€’961-0866
Tsurumaki γ€’961-0087
Tsurumakiyama γ€’961-0086
Tedaimachi γ€’961-0935
Terakoji γ€’961-0914
Tenjinmachi γ€’961-0954
Dojokoji γ€’961-0957
Dojomachi γ€’961-0955
Tobuzuka γ€’961-0817
Dobuzuka γ€’961-0046
Toyochi γ€’961-0005
Nakajima γ€’961-0823
Nakada γ€’961-0053
Nakanoyama γ€’961-0844
Nakamachi γ€’961-0951
Nakamachikitaura γ€’961-0952
Nakayama γ€’961-0995
Nakayamashita γ€’961-0994
Nakayamahigashi γ€’961-0991
Nakayamaminami γ€’961-0993
Natsunashi γ€’961-0025
Nanko γ€’961-0812
Niimachi γ€’961-0077
Nishionuma γ€’961-0816
Nishikomaruyama γ€’961-0832
Nishimisaka γ€’961-0834
Nishimisakayama γ€’961-0837
Nibancho γ€’961-0946
Nengumachi γ€’961-0903
Noborimachi γ€’961-0962
Hatajuku γ€’961-0038
Hachimankoji γ€’961-0941
Hachimanyama γ€’961-0033
Hachiryujin γ€’961-0047
Hanamizaka γ€’961-0865
Hanokidaira γ€’961-0093
Banshikoji γ€’961-0902
Hikage γ€’961-0963
Higashikatami γ€’961-0306
Higashikabuuchi γ€’961-0308
Higashikamako γ€’961-0303
Higashikaminodejima γ€’961-0302
Higashikogyodanchi γ€’961-0304
Higashishimonodejima γ€’961-0301
Higashisenda γ€’961-0305
Higashitochimoto γ€’961-0307
Higashifukaniida γ€’961-0309
Higashionuma γ€’961-0813
Higashikomaruyama γ€’961-0883
Higashimisakayama γ€’961-0833
Hinata γ€’961-0964
Fujinshita γ€’961-0861
Fujinyamahigashi γ€’961-0864
Fukuromachi γ€’961-0934
Fujisawa γ€’961-0043
Fujisawayama γ€’961-0044
Funada γ€’961-0013
Furuike γ€’961-0843
Furutakayama γ€’961-0841
Hebiishi γ€’961-0804
Honen γ€’961-0801
Machida γ€’961-0085
Matsunami γ€’961-0873
Mabune γ€’961-0983
Marukoyama γ€’961-0824
Misaka γ€’961-0836
Michihigashi γ€’961-0031
MInami Ienomae γ€’961-0035
Minami Ikeshita γ€’961-0022
Minami Nakagawara γ€’961-0052
Minami Noborimachi γ€’961-0851
Minami Horikawabata γ€’961-0992
Minami Horikiri γ€’961-0857
Minamimachi γ€’961-0932
Minami Mabune γ€’961-0982
Mukaishinkura γ€’961-0925
Mukaidera γ€’961-0065
Meguriya γ€’961-0945
Motonuma γ€’961-0012
Motomachi γ€’961-0905
Motomachi Kitaura γ€’961-0906
Monjuyama γ€’961-0805
Yaoyacho γ€’961-0917
Tashikizoe γ€’961-0034
Yajirokubo γ€’961-0091
Yuki γ€’961-0041
Yugetsuzan γ€’961-0926
Yokomachi γ€’961-0907
Yosogoya γ€’961-0881
Yosogoyayama γ€’961-0882
Yotsuya γ€’961-0961
Yonemuramichikita γ€’961-0078
Yoneyamagoe γ€’961-0871
Rakanmae γ€’961-0066
Rokutanyama γ€’961-0092

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

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