Katō (加東市) is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, located in the Kansai region. Established in 2006 through the merger of three towns, it boasts a population of around 40,000 residents. Katō is known for its agricultural productivity, particularly the cultivation of rice and green tea. The city features several historical sites, including ancient burial mounds and the famous Yashiro Shrine. Additionally, Katō promotes a high quality of life with its blend of rural charm and modern amenities, making it an attractive location for residents and visitors alike.

💻 Katō City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Katō

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District Postal Code
Oida 〒679-0202
Ohata 〒673-1325
Okamoto 〒673-1323
Ozawa 〒673-1333
Akitsu 〒673-1302
Atsutoshi 〒673-1338
Iehara 〒673-1451
Ikenouchi 〒673-1413
Izumi 〒673-1442
Inao 〒679-0203
Iwaya 〒673-1321
Ueda 〒673-1446
Umaze 〒673-1404
Eifuku 〒673-1313
Kaihara 〒673-1453
Kajiwara 〒673-1463
Kamikamogawa 〒673-1401
Kamikume 〒673-1414
Kamitakino 〒679-0211
Kaminaka 〒673-1464
Kamimikusa 〒673-1472
Kita 〒673-1465
Kitano 〒679-0205
Kinashi 〒673-1461
Kubota 〒673-1456
Kume 〒673-1416
Kurodani 〒673-1301
Kotaka 〒679-0221
Komyoji 〒679-0213
Sakae 〒673-1332
Sakuradai 〒679-0223
Saho 〒673-1447
Sawabe 〒673-1444
Shimokamogawa 〒673-1403
Shimokume 〒673-1415
Shimotakino 〒679-0212
Shimomikusa 〒673-1473
Shobudani 〒673-1303
Shinjo 〒673-1324
Shinmachi 〒679-0204
Soga 〒679-0201
Daimon 〒673-1445
Takaoka 〒679-0222
Takinodanchi 〒679-0207
Tanaka 〒673-1441
Tenjin 〒673-1311
Tojitsu 〒673-1434
Torii 〒673-1452
Nakagose 〒673-1424
Nagasada 〒673-1304
Nishikose 〒673-1425
Nishitarumi 〒673-1455
Nomura 〒673-1454
Hashikadani 〒673-1312
Hata 〒673-1411
Higashigose 〒673-1423
Higashitarumi 〒673-1336
Hiraki 〒673-1402
Hironogaoka 〒673-1432
Fukuyoshi 〒673-1443
Fujita 〒673-1462
Hozumi 〒679-0206
Makino 〒673-1474
Matsuo 〒673-1433
Matsuzawa 〒673-1337
Mawaribuchi 〒673-1412
Minamiyama 〒673-1341
Mori 〒673-1322
Morio 〒673-1331
Yashiro 〒673-1431
Yado 〒673-1422
Yabu 〒673-1335
Yamaguchi 〒673-1471
Yamakuni 〒673-1421
Yokodani 〒673-1314
Yoshii 〒673-1334
Yoshima 〒673-1475

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

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