Shimotsuma (下妻市)Β is a city in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, with a population of around 41,000 people. The city was established in 2006 through the merger of several towns and villages. Shimotsuma is known for its agricultural industry, particularly rice and vegetable farming, and features various cultural and historical sites. The city provides comprehensive public services, including education, healthcare, and recreational facilities, aimed at enhancing the quality of life for its residents.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Shimotsuma

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District Postal Code
Akasu γ€’304-0074
Igodatsu γ€’304-0803
Ishinomiya γ€’304-0057
Imaizumi γ€’304-0053
E γ€’304-0002
Oki γ€’304-0004
Oki Shinden γ€’304-0025
Okushi γ€’304-0023
Ozonoki γ€’304-0801
Osagaya γ€’304-0804
Ojima γ€’304-0051
Onokocho γ€’304-0063
Kazusu γ€’304-0016
Kamaniwa γ€’304-0819
Kamezaki γ€’304-0050
Kayo γ€’304-0048
Karasaki γ€’304-0805
Kitadaiho γ€’304-0021
Kinu γ€’304-0818
Kirigase γ€’304-0073
Kujira γ€’304-0802
Kurokoma γ€’304-0007
Goka γ€’304-0823
Sakai γ€’304-0034
Sakamoto Shinden γ€’304-0024
Sanuma Shinden γ€’304-0055
Shitamiya γ€’304-0013
Shitte γ€’304-0071
Shiba γ€’304-0006
Shibui γ€’304-0072
Shibuta γ€’304-0815
Shimokido γ€’304-0028
Shimoguri γ€’304-0811
Shimoda γ€’304-0015
Shimotsumako γ€’304-0066
Shimotsumaotsu γ€’304-0067
Shimotsumahei γ€’304-0061
Shimotsumatei γ€’304-0068
Shimotsumabo γ€’304-0062
Shinmei γ€’304-0011
Sekimotoshita γ€’304-0003
Sodo γ€’304-0814
Daiho γ€’304-0022
Takasai γ€’304-0031
Tage γ€’304-0812
Tamachi γ€’304-0069
Chikuwajima γ€’304-0017
Nakaizashi γ€’304-0054
Nakago γ€’304-0014
Nagatsuka γ€’304-0056
Niibori γ€’304-0049
Nihongi γ€’304-0052
Hanego γ€’304-0817
Hara γ€’304-0816
Hanya γ€’304-0005
Hike γ€’304-0032
Hijiya γ€’304-0047
Hibashi γ€’304-0046
Hirakata γ€’304-0001
Hirakawado γ€’304-0018
Hiranuma γ€’304-0026
Fukuda γ€’304-0027
Fukurohata γ€’304-0042
Furusawa γ€’304-0041
Beppu γ€’304-0821
Horigome γ€’304-0033
Honjukucho γ€’304-0065
Hosodo γ€’304-0813
Maegawara γ€’304-0076
Mita γ€’304-0806
Minaba γ€’304-0822
Minamihara γ€’304-0075
Muraoka γ€’304-0824
Motoshirocho γ€’304-0064
Yagiwara γ€’304-0044
Yatabe γ€’304-0043
Yamajiri γ€’304-0045
Yokone γ€’304-0035
Wakayanagi γ€’304-0012

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

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