Shiogama (ε‘©η«ˆεΈ‚)Β is a city in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, located along the Pacific coast. The city is historically significant, with roots dating back to ancient times and housing the Shiogama Shrine, a notable cultural site. Established as a city on November 23, 1941, Shiogama covers an area of 17.86 square kilometers and has a population of approximately 53,000. The city is renowned for its fishing industry, particularly the production of tuna and sushi. It hosts the Shiogama Port Festival, reflecting its vibrant maritime culture and community.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Shiogama

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District Postal Code
Aobagaoka γ€’985-0082
Akasaka γ€’985-0055
Asahicho γ€’985-0026
Ashigurocho γ€’985-0012
Ishida γ€’985-0081
Ishido γ€’985-0031
Izumigaoka γ€’985-0056
Izumisawacho γ€’985-0062
Ichimoriyama γ€’985-0074
Iboishi γ€’985-0087
Imamiyacho γ€’985-0075
Umenomiya γ€’985-0077
Urato Ishihama γ€’985-0191
Urato Katsurashima γ€’985-0192
Urato Sabusawa γ€’985-0194
Urato Nonoshima γ€’985-0193
Urato Hojima γ€’985-0195
Ohinatacho γ€’985-0046
Ojimacho γ€’985-0021
Kaigandori γ€’985-0002
Kaedecho γ€’985-0084
Kanoezuka γ€’985-0085
Kitahama γ€’985-0003
Gyucho γ€’985-0013
Kozumachi γ€’985-0054
Korakucho γ€’985-0067
Koshinoura γ€’985-0083
Komatsuzaki γ€’985-0072
Gongendo γ€’985-0064
Saurachou γ€’985-0025
Sakaecho γ€’985-0063
Sakuragaoka γ€’985-0033
Shimizusawa γ€’985-0061
Shoyodai γ€’985-0071
Shiragikucho γ€’985-0041
Shirahagicho γ€’985-0032
Shintomicho γ€’985-0022
Shinhamacho γ€’985-0001
Suginoiri γ€’985-0005
Suginoiriura γ€’985-0006
Sodenodacho γ€’985-0043
Tamagawa γ€’985-0042
Chiganodai γ€’985-0086
Tsukimigaoka γ€’985-0066
Teisandori γ€’985-0011
Nakanoshima γ€’985-0015
Nagasawa γ€’985-0088
Nagasawacho γ€’985-0076
Nishikicho γ€’985-0024
Nishitamagawacho γ€’985-0045
Nishimachi γ€’985-0057
Noda γ€’985-0035
Hanadatecho γ€’985-0023
Hahakozawacho γ€’985-0044
Higashi Tamagawacho γ€’985-0036
Fujikura γ€’985-0004
Funairi γ€’985-0014
Minatomachi γ€’985-0016
Minami Nishikicho γ€’985-0034
Minamimachi γ€’985-0053
Minogaoka γ€’985-0073
Miyamachi γ€’985-0051
Mukaigaoka γ€’985-0065
Motomachi γ€’985-0052

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

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