Abashiri (ηΆ²θ΅°εΈ‚)Β is a city in Okhotsk Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan, with a population of 34,919 as of February 2020. Known for its prison, Abashiri has historical significance dating back to the Meiji era when it served as a penal colony. The city is renowned for the Abashiri Prison Museum and its scenic beauty, including the Abashiri River, Lake Abashiri, and Lake Notoro. Abashiri is a key local port and transportation hub, with its economy centered around fishing and agriculture, particularly hardy crops due to its short growing season and cold climate.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Abashiri

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District Postal Code
Inatomi γ€’099-3115
Ubaranai γ€’093-0135
Urashibetsu γ€’099-3502
Omagari γ€’093-0045
Onnenai γ€’099-3501
Kaigancho γ€’093-0083
Katayama γ€’093-0133
Katsuramachi γ€’093-0041
Kitahama γ€’099-3112
Kita 1 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0051
Kita 1 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0071
Kita 2 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0052
Kita 2 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0072
Kita 3 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0053
Kita 3 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0073
Kita 4 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0054
Kita 4 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0074
Kita 5 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0055
Kita 5 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0075
Kita 6 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0056
Kita 6 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0076
Kita 7 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0057
Kita 7 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0077
Kita 8 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0058
Kita 8 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0078
Kita 9 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0059
Kita 9 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0079
Kita 10 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0060
Kita 10 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0080
Kita 11 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0061
Kita 11 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0081
Kita 12 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0062
Kita 12 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0082
Kiyoura γ€’099-3504
Koyogaoka γ€’093-0084
Koshitoshi γ€’093-0134
Komabaminami γ€’093-0035
Komabakita γ€’093-0033
Sakae γ€’099-3503
Sancho γ€’093-0088
Shiomi γ€’093-0042
Showa γ€’099-3117
Shimachi γ€’093-0046
Daimachi γ€’093-0031
Tsukushigaoka γ€’093-0034
Tentozan γ€’093-0044
Toyosato γ€’099-3118
Nakazono γ€’099-2424
Nishikimachi γ€’093-0043
Notori γ€’093-0241
Notorominatomachi γ€’093-0131
Higashi Abashiri γ€’099-2423
Futatsutsuiwa γ€’093-0086
Futamigaoka γ€’093-0132
Bunka γ€’093-0090
Heiwa γ€’093-0136
Masuura γ€’099-3119
Maruman γ€’099-3114
Misaki γ€’093-0087
Mitoyo γ€’099-3113
Midorimachi γ€’093-0089
Minatomachi γ€’093-0032
Minami 1 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0001
Minami 1 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0011
Minami 2 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0002
Minami 2 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0012
Minami 3 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0003
Minami 3 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0013
Minami 4 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0004
Minami 4 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0014
Minami 5 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0005
Minami 5 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0015
Minami 6 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0006
Minami 6 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0016
Minami 7 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0007
Minami 7 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0017
Minami 8 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0008
Minami 8 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0018
Minami 9 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0009
Minami 9 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0019
Minami 10 Jo Higashi γ€’093-0010
Minami 10 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0020
Minami 11 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0021
Minami 12 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0022
Minami 13 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0023
Minami 14 Jo Nishi γ€’093-0024
Meiji γ€’093-0085
Mokoto γ€’099-3111
Yasaka γ€’099-2422
Yamasato γ€’099-3116
Yobito γ€’099-2421

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

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