Shiroishi (η™½ηŸ³εΈ‚)Β is a city located in southern Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, with a population of approximately 33,000. The city, which covers an area of 286.47 square kilometers, is known for its rich history and cultural heritage, including Shiroishi Castle, which dates back to the Edo period. Shiroishi is also famous for its traditional kokeshi dolls and the annual Kokeshi Festival. Additionally, the city is a gateway to the scenic Zao Mountains and offers various outdoor activities such as hiking and hot spring bathing. Shiroishi promotes local industries, tourism, and community events to enhance its appeal and vitality.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Shiroishi

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District Postal Code
Asahicho γ€’989-0223
Unagisaku γ€’989-0228
Enmeijikita γ€’989-0267
Okawacho γ€’989-0254
Otakasawa Omachi γ€’989-0212
Otakasawa Takanosu γ€’989-0211
Otakasawa Misawa γ€’989-0213
Odaira Sakaya γ€’989-0214
Odaira Nakanome γ€’989-0216
Odaira Moriai γ€’989-0217
Otemachi γ€’989-0276
Ohata γ€’989-0208
Obara γ€’989-0233
Kamikubo γ€’989-0244
Kamizeki γ€’989-0202
Kitagawara γ€’989-0262
Kitamusosaku γ€’989-0224
Kooriyama γ€’989-0203
Koshitagura γ€’989-0201
Kosugo γ€’989-0113
Kosugogoka γ€’989-0111
Kosugotaira γ€’989-0112
Tobukiyama γ€’989-0241
Saikawa γ€’989-0215
Saiwai γ€’989-0264
Sawabata γ€’989-0278
Sawabatacho γ€’989-0277
Sawame γ€’989-0243
Shimizukoji γ€’989-0272
Juodomae γ€’989-0266
Juodokita γ€’989-0265
Jonan γ€’989-0245
Johokucho γ€’989-0255
Shirakawa Inusotoba γ€’989-1103
Shirakawa Uchioya γ€’989-1104
Shirakawa Kooku γ€’989-1101
Shirakawa Tsuda γ€’989-1102
Shiratori γ€’989-0734
Shiroishioki γ€’989-0226
Shindatecho γ€’989-0246
Sumazugaike γ€’989-0271
Sotogawara γ€’989-0261
Takanosu γ€’989-0222
Takanosu Higashi γ€’989-0218
Takanosu Nishi γ€’989-0220
Tamachi γ€’989-0227
Choshigamo γ€’989-0229
Terayashikimae γ€’989-0206
Dobamae γ€’989-0207
Nakamachi γ€’989-0273
Nagamachi γ€’989-0274
Nishimasuokacho γ€’989-0252
Negiuchi γ€’989-0268
Hachimancho γ€’989-0247
Hanzawayashikimae γ€’989-0259
Hanzawayashikinishi γ€’989-0258
Higashi Ohata γ€’989-0205
Higashi Koji γ€’989-0253
Higashicho γ€’989-0225
Fukuoka Kuramoto γ€’989-0231
Fukuoka Fukaya γ€’989-0731
Fukuoka Yatsumiya γ€’989-0733
Fukuoka Nagafukuro γ€’989-0732
Masuokacho γ€’989-0251
Matsugaoka γ€’989-0204
Midorigaoka γ€’989-0221
Minamimachi γ€’989-0248
Motokajikoji γ€’989-0256
Motomachi γ€’989-0275
Yanagigawara γ€’989-0263
Yanagimachi γ€’989-0242
Watarimachi γ€’989-0257

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

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