Hitachinaka (ひたちなか市) is a city in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, established on November 1, 1994, through the merger of Nakaminato and Katsuta. It is located on the Pacific coast and is known for its significant port, Nakaminato, and as an industrial hub. The city is home to Hitachi Seaside Park, famous for its seasonal flowers, especially the blue nemophila blooms in spring and red kochia in autumn. With a population of around 156,000, Hitachinaka boasts various cultural and historical sites, as well as vibrant local festivals.

💻 Hitachinaka City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Hitachinaka

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District Postal Code
Aobacho 〒312-0056
Akasaka 〒311-1241
Asainai 〒311-1264
Ajigauracho 〒311-1201
Amezawayatsu 〒311-1255
Ishikawacho 〒312-0057
Isozakicho 〒311-1202
Ichige 〒312-0033
Inada 〒312-0061
Ushikubo 〒311-1213
Ushirono 〒312-0014
Edakawa 〒312-0035
Odaira 〒312-0023
Oshotsuka 〒311-1263
Onukiyama 〒312-0007
Omotecho 〒312-0047
Kaimoncho 〒311-1222
Kasugacho 〒312-0048
Katsukura 〒312-0024
Katsuta Izumicho 〒312-0046
Katsuta Chuo 〒312-0045
Katsuta Nakaharacho 〒312-0027
Katsuta Honcho 〒312-0026
Kaneage 〒312-0022
Kamino 〒312-0013
Karasugadai 〒311-1207
Kitakamishikidai 〒311-1243
Kyoeicho 〒312-0043
Koya 〒312-0002
Kokujinmae 〒311-1236
Kosunacho 〒312-0015
Godai 〒312-0031
Koyagane 〒311-1253
Saikochi 〒312-0058
Saiwaicho 〒311-1226
Sakaecho 〒311-1223
Sasanocho 〒312-0018
Sawa 〒312-0001
Sawameki 〒311-1211
Shijuhotsuku 〒311-1247
Shakamachi 〒311-1225
Jusanbugyo 〒311-1205
Shinkocho 〒312-0005
Sekido 〒311-1237
Soganecho 〒311-1246
Sotono 〒312-0053
Taiseicho 〒312-0055
Takaba 〒312-0062
Takeda 〒312-0025
Tateyama 〒311-1245
Tanakaushiro 〒311-1235
Tabiko 〒312-0063
Tamiyahama 〒311-1248
Tarazaki 〒312-0003
Tsuda 〒312-0032
Tsudahigashi 〒312-0036
Tsurushiro 〒311-1261
Doshitacho 〒311-1227
Dohata 〒312-0051
Domeki 〒311-1262
Tonoyamacho 〒311-1212
Nakane 〒312-0011
Nagasuna 〒312-0004
Nagahoricho 〒312-0017
Niizutsumi 〒311-1254
Nishiakasaka 〒311-1242
Nishioshima 〒312-0041
Nishijusanbugyo 〒311-1206
Hashikabe 〒312-0054
Hachimancho 〒311-1228
Higashi Ishikawa 〒312-0052
Higashi Oshima 〒312-0042
Higashi Honcho 〒311-1215
Hiraisocho 〒311-1203
Hiraiso Tooharacho 〒311-1204
Fujinoue 〒311-1218
Fujinoshita 〒311-1217
Funakubo 〒311-1266
Hetano 〒311-1252
Horikawa 〒311-1233
Horiguchi 〒312-0034
Maehama 〒312-0006
Matsudocho 〒312-0016
Mawatari 〒312-0012
Mawarime 〒311-1267
Mitadacho 〒311-1238
Mitanda 〒312-0021
Minato Izumicho 〒311-1216
Minato Chuo 〒311-1229
Minato Nakahara 〒311-1268
Minato Honcho 〒311-1221
Minami Kamishikidai 〒311-1244
Mineushiro 〒311-1234
Mujinayatsu 〒311-1265
Motomachi 〒312-0044
Yanagigaoka 〒311-1232
Yanagisawa 〒311-1231
Yamazaki 〒311-1251
Yamanouecho 〒311-1224
Wadacho 〒311-1214

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

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