Mito (ζ°΄ζˆΈεΈ‚), the capital city of Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, is renowned for its historical and cultural significance. As of April 2024, it has a population of around 269,330. Mito is famous for Kairakuen, one of Japan's three great gardens, celebrated for its plum blossoms. The city has a rich samurai history, prominently featuring Mito Domain's Tokugawa Mitsukuni, a key figure in Japanese history. Mito serves as an educational and administrative hub, hosting various institutions and government offices, and provides extensive public services and cultural activities for its residents.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Mito

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District Postal Code
Aoyagicho γ€’310-0004
Akaosekicho γ€’319-0314
Akatsuka γ€’311-4141
Akinaricho γ€’311-1122
Akutsuooshi γ€’310-0822
Akebonocho γ€’310-0046
Asahicho γ€’310-0831
Atagocho γ€’310-0054
Abokkecho γ€’311-4165
Arigacho γ€’319-0304
Ijimacho γ€’311-4155
Itomicho γ€’311-4206
Ishikawa γ€’310-0905
Ishikawacho γ€’310-0904
Izumicho γ€’310-0026
Iwanecho γ€’311-4202
Ushibushicho γ€’319-0311
Uchihara γ€’319-0317
Uchiharacho γ€’319-0315
Okushicho γ€’311-1115
Odaracho γ€’319-0312
Otsukacho γ€’311-4143
Obacho γ€’311-1125
Omachi γ€’310-0062
Obaracho γ€’319-0307
Kakuraicho γ€’311-4163
Kasaharacho γ€’310-0852
Kanayacho γ€’311-4162
Kanemachi γ€’310-0066
Kamigachicho γ€’310-0001
Kamikuniicho γ€’311-4203
Kamimito γ€’310-0041
Kayabacho γ€’311-4154
Kawamatacho γ€’311-1112
Kawaraya γ€’310-0814
Kawawada γ€’311-4152
Kawawadacho γ€’311-4153
Kitamicho γ€’310-0061
Kurisakicho γ€’311-1133
Kuroisocho γ€’319-0303
Keyakidai γ€’310-0842
Koizumicho γ€’311-1111
Koibuchicho γ€’319-0323
Gokencho γ€’310-0063
Kobayashicho γ€’319-0325
Kobukicho γ€’310-0914
Goheicho γ€’319-0324
Konyacho γ€’310-0816
Sakaecho γ€’310-0064
Sakadocho γ€’310-0841
Sakumachi γ€’310-0802
Sakuragawa γ€’310-0801
Sannomaru γ€’310-0011
Shiogasakicho γ€’311-1114
Shibuicho γ€’310-0826
Shimadacho γ€’311-1121
Shimoirinocho γ€’311-1123
Shimoonocho γ€’311-1131
Shimokuniicho γ€’311-4205
Shimonocho γ€’319-0322
Shimobaiko γ€’310-0023
Jiyugaoka γ€’310-0042
Joto γ€’310-0012
Jonan γ€’310-0803
Shiraume γ€’310-0804
Shinso γ€’310-0036
Shinhara γ€’310-0045
Suiwacho γ€’310-0005
Suehirocho γ€’310-0053
Sugisakicho γ€’319-0306
Sumiyoshicho γ€’310-0844
Senbacho γ€’310-0851
Daikumachi γ€’310-0031
Takadacho γ€’319-0321
Tajimacho γ€’319-0301
Tanocho γ€’310-0901
Tayacho γ€’311-4204
Chitose γ€’310-0051
Chuo γ€’310-0805
Tsuijicho γ€’319-0313
Tennocho γ€’310-0025
Tonocho γ€’310-0846
Tomae γ€’311-1136
Tomaecho γ€’311-1132
Tokiwacho γ€’310-0033
Nakaono γ€’310-0821
Nakagachicho γ€’310-0002
Nakaharacho γ€’319-0305
Nakamarucho γ€’311-4146
Narusawacho γ€’311-4207
Nishiono γ€’310-0824
Nishihara γ€’310-0044
Nemoto γ€’310-0067
Nemotocho γ€’310-0068
Baiko γ€’310-0022
Hakamatsuka γ€’310-0055
Hachimancho γ€’310-0065
Hamada γ€’310-0812
Hamadacho γ€’310-0813
Higashiakatsuka γ€’311-4142
Higashi Ono γ€’310-0823
Higashi Sakuragawa γ€’310-0811
Higashidai γ€’310-0818
Higashihara γ€’310-0035
Bizenmachi γ€’310-0024
Himego γ€’311-4151
Hirakuecho γ€’311-4144
Hirasucho γ€’310-0853
Hiratocho γ€’311-1113
Fujiicho γ€’311-4201
Fujigahara γ€’311-4208
Fujigaracho γ€’310-0833
Futabadai γ€’311-4145
Bunkyo γ€’310-0056
Horicho γ€’310-0903
Honcho γ€’310-0815
Matagumacho γ€’311-4161
Matsugaoka γ€’310-0043
Matsumotocho γ€’310-0052
Migawa γ€’310-0912
Migawacho γ€’310-0913
Midoricho γ€’310-0034
Minamimachi γ€’310-0021
Minowacho γ€’319-0302
Miyauchicho γ€’310-0834
Miyamachi γ€’310-0015
Miyucho γ€’319-0316
Miwa γ€’310-0911
Motoishikawacho γ€’310-0843
Motodaimachi γ€’310-0835
Motoyamacho γ€’310-0032
Motoyoshidacho γ€’310-0836
Moritocho γ€’311-1124
Yadacho γ€’310-0825
Yatsucho γ€’311-4164
Yanakawacho γ€’310-0003
Yanagimachi γ€’310-0817
Yurigaokacho γ€’311-1134
Yoshizawacho γ€’310-0845
Yoshida γ€’310-0832
Yoshinumacho γ€’310-0827
Yonezawacho γ€’310-0847
Rokutandacho γ€’311-1135
Wakamiya γ€’310-0013
Wakamiyacho γ€’310-0014
Wataricho γ€’310-0902

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

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