Sunagawa (砂川市)Β is a city located in Hokkaido, Japan, known for its scenic landscapes and rich cultural history. It covers an area of 78.69 square kilometers and has a population of approximately 15,398 as of April 2024. The city was officially established on July 1, 1949, and its economy traditionally centered around coal mining, which has since diversified. Sunagawa is also recognized for its sweets, with the "Sunagawa Sweet Road" being a popular attraction. The city emphasizes community well-being, with various initiatives supporting education, health, and local industries.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Sunagawa

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District Postal Code
Ichinosawa γ€’073-0107
Uzura γ€’073-0116
Kita Yoshinocho γ€’073-0118
Sorachibuto γ€’073-0177
Sorachibuto Nishi 1 Jo γ€’073-0171
Sorachibuto Nishi 2 Jo γ€’073-0172
Sorachibuto Nishi 3 Jo γ€’073-0173
Sorachibuto Nishi 4 Jo γ€’073-0174
Sorachibuto Nishi 5 Jo γ€’073-0175
Sorachibuto Nishi 6 Jo γ€’073-0176
Sorachibuto Higashi 1 Jo γ€’073-0101
Sorachibuto Higashi 2 Jo γ€’073-0102
Sorachibuto Higashi 3 Jo γ€’073-0103
Sorachibuto Higashi 4 Jo γ€’073-0104
Sorachibuto Higashi 5 Jo γ€’073-0105
Tomihira γ€’079-1181
Toyonumacho γ€’073-0138
Nishitoyonuma γ€’073-0148
Nishi 1 Jo Minami γ€’073-0141
Nishi 1 Jo Kita γ€’073-0161
Nishi 2 Jo Minami γ€’073-0142
Nishi 2 Jo Kita γ€’073-0162
Nishi 3 Jo Minami γ€’073-0143
Nishi 3 Jo Kita γ€’073-0163
Nishi 4 Jo Minami γ€’073-0144
Nishi 4 Jo Kita γ€’073-0164
Nishi 5 Jo Minami γ€’073-0145
Nishi 5 Jo Kita γ€’073-0165
Nishi 6 Jo Minami γ€’073-0146
Nishi 6 Jo Kita γ€’073-0166
Nishi 7 Jo Minami γ€’073-0147
Nishi 7 Jo Kita γ€’073-0167
Nishi 8 Jo Kita γ€’073-0168
Harumi 1 Jo Kita γ€’073-0111
Harumi 2 Jo Kita γ€’073-0112
Harumi 3 Jo Kita γ€’073-0113
Harumi 4 Jo Kita γ€’073-0114
Higashi Toyonuma γ€’073-0126
Higashi 1 Jo Minami γ€’073-0131
Higashi 1 Jo Kita γ€’073-0151
Higashi 2 Jo Minami γ€’073-0132
Higashi 2 Jo Kita γ€’073-0152
Higashi 3 Jo Kita γ€’073-0153
Higashi 3 Jo Minami γ€’073-0133
Higashi 4 Jo Minami γ€’073-0134
Higashi 4 Jo Kita γ€’073-0154
Higashi 5 Jo Minami γ€’073-0135
Higashi 5 Jo Kita γ€’073-0155
Higashi 6 Jo Minami γ€’073-0136
higashi 6 Jo Kita γ€’073-0156
Higashi 7 Jo Minami γ€’073-0137
Hinode 1 Jo Minami γ€’073-0127
Fukurochi γ€’073-0178
Hokko γ€’073-0108
Misagocho γ€’073-0157
Minami Yoshinocho γ€’073-0117
Miyaginosawa γ€’073-0125
Yakeyama γ€’073-0115
Yoshino 1 Jo Minami γ€’073-0121
Yoshino 1 Jo Kita γ€’073-0158
Yoshino 2 Jo Minami γ€’073-0122
Yoshino 2 Jo Kita γ€’073-0159
Yoshino 3 Jo Minami γ€’073-0123
Yoshino 4 Jo Minami γ€’073-0124

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

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