Hatsukaichi (廿日市市) is a city in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, known for its scenic beauty and historical significance. It is home to the famous Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its "floating" torii gate. The city, which merged with nearby towns in 2003 and 2005, has a population of around 116,000. Hatsukaichi features a mix of urban and rural areas, with a strong focus on tourism, agriculture, and commuting to Hiroshima City. It also hosts various cultural and recreational activities.

💻Hatsukaichi City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Hatsukaichi

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District Postal Code
Asahara 〒738-0223
Ajina 〒738-0054
Ajinadai 〒738-0053
Ajinadai Kita 〒738-0051
Ajinadai Nishi 〒738-0055
Ajinadai Higashi 〒738-0052
Ajinadai Yamanote 〒738-0056
Iinoyama 〒738-0226
Umehara 〒739-0442
Ekimae 〒738-0011
Ōno Arashidani 〒739-0664
Ōno Ikanadzu 〒739-0478
Ōno Ikeda 〒739-0479
Ōno Inōtsu 〒739-0667
Ōnō Danokuchi 〒739-0463
Ōno Kakinōra 〒739-0456
Ōno Gabutsu 〒739-0423
Ōno Kamisaraji 〒739-0407
Ōno Karasugaoka 〒738-0281
Ōno Kyōgoya 〒739-0661
Ōno Gō 〒739-0461
Ōno Koyama 〒739-0446
Ōno Shijūhassaka 〒739-0459
Ōno Shimosaraji 〒739-0403
Ōno Shimonada 〒739-0457
Ōno Jūrōbara 〒739-0404
Ōno Jinba 〒739-0462
Ōno Sōtoki 〒739-0422
Ōno Tainohara 〒739-0408
Ōno Takabatake 〒739-0475
Ōno Takami 〒739-0476
Ōno Takinoshita 〒739-0466
Ōno Tanada 〒739-0472
Ōno Taya 〒739-0473
Ōno Chūō 〒739-0437
Ōno Doi 〒739-0474
Ōno Toishigawa 〒739-0405
Ōno Nakatsuoka 〒739-0467
Ōno Nakayama 〒739-0406
Ōno Narukawa 〒739-0458
Ōno Numeridani 〒739-0663
Ōno Befu 〒739-0471
Ōno Mizuguchi 〒739-0477
Ōno Minokoshi 〒739-0464
Ōno Yokonade 〒739-0665
Ōno Watanose 〒738-0282
Ōno 〒739-0434
Ōnohara 〒739-0441
Ōhigashi 〒738-0006
Okishioya 〒739-0443
Kaai 〒738-0016
Kaminohama 〒739-0432
Kamihera 〒738-0026
Kawadzuhara 〒738-0204
Kushido 〒738-0033
Kujima 〒738-0205
Kurisu 〒738-0224
Sagata 〒738-0001
Sagata Honmachi 〒738-0003
Sakurao 〒738-0004
Sakurao Honmachi 〒738-0005
Sanyōen 〒738-0002
Shioya 〒739-0445
Shikigaoka 〒738-0036
Shiki Gaokakami 〒738-0038
Jigozen 〒738-0042
Jigozenkita 〒738-0043
Shimonohama 〒739-0433
Shimohera 〒738-0023
Jōnai 〒738-0007
Shingū 〒738-0024
Suka 〒738-0017
Sumiyoshi 〒738-0014
Taigenzan 〒739-0402
Tsuta 〒738-0222
Tenjin 〒738-0012
Tōge 〒738-0202
Tomota 〒738-0203
Nagahara 〒738-0201
Nakamichi 〒738-0225
Hatsukaichi 〒738-0013
Hassaka 〒739-0455
Hayashigahara 〒739-0444
Hara 〒738-0031
Fukae 〒739-0421
Fukumen 〒739-0401
Hera 〒738-0025
Herayamate 〒738-0027
Honmachi 〒738-0015
Maezora 〒739-0424
Maruishi 〒739-0452
Minetaka 〒738-0032
Miyauchi 〒738-0034
Miyauchikōgyō Danchi 〒738-0039
Miyajima Guchi 〒739-0411
Miyajima Guchiue 〒739-0413
Miyajima Guchinishi 〒739-0412
Miyajima Guchihigashi 〒739-0414
Miyajima Chō 〒739-0541
Miyajima Chōnishiōnishichō 〒739-0534
Miyazono 〒738-0035
Miyazonokami 〒738-0037
Miyahama Onsen 〒739-0454
Mushitokoro Yama 〒738-0221
Mokuzaikō Kita 〒738-0021
Mokuzaik Ōminami 〒738-0022
Monominishi 〒739-0425
Monomihigashi 〒739-0426
Yōkōdai 〒738-0060
Yoshiwa 〒738-0301
Ropponmatsu 〒738-0041

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

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