Gero (δΈ‹ε‘‚εΈ‚)Β is a city located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan, known for its hot springs, particularly Gero Onsen, which is one of Japan's top three onsen. Established in 2004 through the merger of several towns and villages, Gero covers an area of 851.21 square kilometers and has a population of around 29,187 as of 2024. The city is surrounded by beautiful mountains and offers various outdoor activities. Gero is also recognized for its efforts in promoting health tourism and local culture.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Gero

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District Postal Code
Ogawa γ€’509-2203
Osakacho Akanta γ€’509-3114
Osakacho Iwasaki γ€’509-3101
Osakacho Ogaito γ€’509-3103
Osakacho Oshima γ€’509-3106
Osakacho Obora γ€’509-3112
Osakacho Osakamachi γ€’509-3104
Osakacho Ochiai γ€’509-3111
Osakacho Kadosaka γ€’509-3102
Osakacho Sakore γ€’509-3105
Osakacho Nagase γ€’509-3115
Osakacho Musubara γ€’509-3107
Osakacho Yuya γ€’509-3113
Kadohara γ€’509-2138
Kadowasa γ€’509-2424
Kanayamacho Iwase γ€’509-1603
Kanayamacho Unohara γ€’509-1602
Kanayamacho Ofunato γ€’509-1614
Kanayamacho Oppara γ€’509-1607
Kanayamacho Kanayama γ€’509-1622
Kanayamacho Shimoharamachi γ€’509-1616
Kanayamacho Sugatakirihora γ€’509-1623
Kanayamacho Sugatasasahora γ€’509-1624
Kanayamacho Soshino γ€’509-1606
Kanayamacho Tajima γ€’509-1615
Kanayamacho Tobe γ€’509-1605
Kanayamacho Nakagiri γ€’509-1611
Kanayamacho Nakatsuhara γ€’509-1613
Kanayamacho Higashikutsube γ€’509-1604
Kanayamacho Fukurai γ€’509-1612
Kanayamacho Yugake γ€’509-1601
Kanayamacho Watari γ€’509-1621
Kunogawa γ€’509-2131
Koden γ€’509-2206
Sanbara γ€’509-2204
Shogano γ€’509-2205
Seto γ€’509-2136
Taguchi γ€’509-2422
Natsuyake γ€’509-2421
Nojiri γ€’509-2313
Norimasa γ€’509-2311
Hagiwaracho Atotsu γ€’509-2504
Hagiwaracho Uwamura γ€’509-2516
Hagiwaracho Okahora γ€’509-2512
Hagiwaracho Okudabora γ€’509-2519
Hagiwaracho Osaki γ€’509-2508
Hagiwaracho Sakurabora γ€’509-2513
Hagiwaracho Shimi γ€’509-2502
Hagiwaracho Joro γ€’509-2518
Hagiwaracho Churo γ€’509-2514
Hagiwaracho Nishiueda γ€’509-2503
Hagiwaracho Nogami γ€’509-2507
Hagiwaracho Hagiwara γ€’509-2517
Hagiwaracho Hanaike γ€’509-2515
Hagiwaracho Hane γ€’509-2506
Hagiwaracho Furuseki γ€’509-2505
Hagiwaracho Miyada γ€’509-2511
Hagiwaracho Yamanokuchi γ€’509-2501
Hiuchi γ€’509-2132
Higashi Ueda γ€’509-2201
Hebinoo γ€’509-2423
Hoido γ€’509-2137
Mazekaore γ€’509-2613
Mazekuroishi γ€’509-2601
Mazesugo γ€’509-2602
Mazesoujima γ€’509-2614
Mazenakagiri γ€’509-2604
Mazenamaru γ€’509-2612
Mazenishimura γ€’509-2615
Mazehorinouchi γ€’509-2611
Mitsubuchi γ€’509-2135
Mimayano γ€’509-2312
Miyaji γ€’509-2314
Mori γ€’509-2202
Yakeishi γ€’509-2134
Yunoshima γ€’509-2207
Wasa γ€’509-2133

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

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