Bibai (ηΎŽε”„εΈ‚)Β is a city in the Sorachi Subprefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. As of 2023, it has a population of approximately 19,242 and covers an area of 277.69 square kilometers. The city's name is derived from the Ainu language, meaning "place with many cockscomb pearl mussels." Historically, Bibai was a prominent coal mining town, peaking in production before the mines closed in 1972. Notable features include Lake Miyajima, registered under the Ramsar Convention, and local mascots Mami-chan and Yakitoriman, representing the city's culture and history.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Bibai

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District Postal Code
Isshincho γ€’072-0044
Odorinishi 1 Jo Minami γ€’072-0023
Odorinishi 1 Jo Kita γ€’072-0021
Odorihigashi 1 Jo Minami γ€’072-0011
Odorihigashi 1 Jo Kita γ€’072-0001
Ochiaicho Irisome γ€’072-0835
Ochiaicho Sakaemachi γ€’072-0831
Ochiaicho Sumiyoshi γ€’072-0834
Ochiaicho Honcho γ€’072-0832
Ochiaicho Midorigaoka γ€’072-0833
Kaihatsucho Shinwa γ€’072-0047
Kaihatsucho Minami γ€’072-0045
Kaihatsucho Kita γ€’072-0046
Kamibibaicho γ€’072-0051
Kamibibaicho Chuo γ€’072-0053
Kamibibaicho Numanohata γ€’072-0054
Kamibibaicho Higashi γ€’072-0052
Garochokikusui γ€’072-0857
Garocho Koendori γ€’072-0855
Garocho Shinmachi γ€’072-0856
Garocho 1 Jo γ€’072-0851
Garocho 2 Jo γ€’072-0852
Garocho 3 Jo γ€’072-0853
Garocho 4 Jo γ€’072-0854
Kishicho γ€’072-0009
Kishicho Ponbibai γ€’072-0008
Kitabibaicho γ€’079-0274
Kyorencho Higashi γ€’072-0819
Koshiunai Kaminakanosawa γ€’079-0165
Koshiunai Shimonakanosawa γ€’079-0164
Koshunai Kita γ€’079-0162
Koshunai Takuhoku γ€’079-0161
Koshunai Chuo γ€’079-0171
Koshunai Higashiyama γ€’079-0166
Koshunaicho Minami γ€’068-2181
Shintokucho γ€’072-0042
Shintokucho Higashi γ€’072-0041
Shintokucho Nishi γ€’072-0043
Chashinaicho γ€’079-0261
Chashinaicho Kyowa γ€’079-0267
Chashinaicho Honcho γ€’079-0266
Tomeichō γ€’072-0808
Tomei 1 Jo γ€’072-0803
Tomei 2 Jo γ€’072-0804
Tomei 3 Jo γ€’072-0805
Tomei 4 Jo γ€’072-0806
Tomei 5 Jo γ€’072-0807
Toyotacho γ€’079-0176
Nakamuracho Chuo γ€’079-0272
Nakamuracho Minami γ€’079-0271
Nakamuracho Kita γ€’079-0273
Nishibibaicho Omagari γ€’072-0057
Nishibibaicho Togashi γ€’072-0058
Nishibibaicho Motomura γ€’072-0055
Nishibibaicho Motomuramitomi γ€’072-0059
Nishibibaicho Yamagata γ€’072-0056
Nishi 1 Jo Minami γ€’072-0024
Nishi 1 Jo Kita γ€’072-0022
Nishi 2 Jo Minami γ€’072-0025
Nishi 2 Jo Kita γ€’072-0031
Nishi 3 Jo Minami γ€’072-0026
Nishi 3 Jo Kita γ€’072-0032
Nishi 4 Jo Minami γ€’072-0027
Nishi 4 Jo Kita γ€’072-0033
Nishi 5 Jo Minami γ€’072-0028
Nishi 5 Jo Kita γ€’072-0034
Nittocho Sakaemachi γ€’079-0262
Nittocho Sumiyoshi γ€’079-0263
Nittocho Tominogo γ€’079-0265
Nittocho Honcho γ€’079-0264
Numanouchicho Kita γ€’072-0037
Numanouchicho Chuo γ€’072-0035
Numanouchicho Nishi γ€’072-0038
Numanouchicho Minami γ€’072-0036
Bannosawacho Sakuragaoka γ€’072-0844
Bannosawacho Takadai γ€’072-0843
Bannosawacho Takinoue γ€’072-0841
Bannosawacho Honcho γ€’072-0842
Higashi 1 Jo Minami γ€’072-0012
Higashi 1 Jo Kita γ€’072-0002
Higashi 2 Jo Minami γ€’072-0013
Higashi 2 Jo Kita γ€’072-0003
Higashi 3 Jo Minami γ€’072-0014
Higashi 3 Jo Kita γ€’072-0004
Higashi 4 Jo Minami γ€’072-0015
Higashi 4 Jo Kita γ€’072-0005
Higashi 5 Jo Minami γ€’072-0016
Higashi 5 Jo Kita γ€’072-0006
Higashi 6 Jo Minami γ€’072-0017
higashi 6 Jo Kita γ€’072-0007
Higashi 7 Jo Minami γ€’072-0811
Higashi 7 Jo Kita γ€’072-0801
Higashi 8 Jo Minami γ€’072-0812
Higashi 8 Jo Kita γ€’072-0802
Minamibibaicho Asahimachi γ€’072-0813
Minamibibaicho Odori γ€’072-0822
Minamibibaicho Kami γ€’072-0821
Minamibibaicho Kitamachi γ€’072-0817
Minamibibaicho Sakaemachiminami γ€’072-0826
Minamibibaicho Sakaemachikita γ€’072-0827
Minamibibaicho Sakuraicho γ€’072-0825
Minamibibaicho Shimo γ€’072-0823
Minamibibaicho Shintomicho γ€’072-0824
Minamibibaicho Chuodori γ€’072-0818
Minamibibaicho Nakamachi γ€’072-0816
Minamibibaicho Nishimachi γ€’072-0828
Minamibibaicho Minamimachi γ€’072-0815
Minamibibaicho Yamanote γ€’072-0814
Minenobucho Koen γ€’079-0173
Minenobucho Higashi γ€’079-0172
Minenobucho Honcho γ€’079-0174
Minenobucho Minekaba γ€’079-0175

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

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