Hirado (平戸市), located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, is a city rich in history and natural beauty. It was an important trading post during the Edo period, facilitating trade with the Dutch and Chinese. The city features the historic Hirado Castle and various cultural sites, including temples and churches. Hirado is also known for its scenic landscapes, including beautiful coastlines and islands, such as Ikitsuki Island. The local economy is supported by tourism, agriculture, and fishing, with notable products including Hirado beef and mikan oranges.

💻 Hirado City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Hirado

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District Postal Code
Akamatsuchō 〒859-5384
Akenokawachichō 〒859-5122
Ayukawachō 〒859-5515
Iirachō 〒859-5382
Ikitsukichō Ichibu 〒859-5701
Ikitsukichō Ichibūra 〒859-5702
Ikitsukichō Satomen 〒859-5703
Ikitsukichō Tachiura 〒859-5705
Ikitsukichō Misaki 〒859-5707
Ikitsukichō Minamimen 〒859-5706
Ikitsukichō Yamadamen 〒859-5704
Itoyachō 〒859-5502
Iwanōechō 〒859-5121
Uonotanachō 〒859-5117
Uranochō 〒859-5111
Ōishiwakichō 〒859-5376
Ōkawarachō 〒859-5383
Ōkubochō 〒859-5102
Ōsashichō 〒859-5516
Ōshijikichō 〒859-5532
Ōshimamura Adzuchikawachi 〒859-5805
Ōshimamura Adzuchitoda 〒859-5806
Ōshimamura Ōnezaka 〒859-5804
Ōshimamura Kōnōra 〒859-5801
Ōshimamura Nishiudo 〒859-5803
Ōshimamura Maebira 〒859-5802
Ōnochō 〒859-5123
Ōyamachō 〒859-5131
Odachō 〒859-5534
Kagamigawachō 〒859-5152
Kasugachō 〒859-5373
Kamiagechō 〒859-5524
Kaminaka Tsurachō 〒859-5503
Kawachichō 〒859-5132
Kigatsuchō 〒859-5362
Kihikidachō 〒859-5113
Kusadzumichō 〒859-5363
Kōnokawachō 〒859-5522
Kōyamachi 〒859-5118
Kobachō 〒859-5365
Kohikichō 〒859-5151
Sakigatachō 〒859-5104
Shikisachō 〒859-5505
Shishichō 〒859-5371
Shijikichō 〒859-5533
Shibunechō 〒859-5511
Shimonaka Tsurachō 〒859-5504
Shimonaka Nochō 〒859-5144
Shūshichō 〒859-5142
Shokuninchō 〒859-5116
Shinmachi 〒859-5115
Takagoechō 〒859-5372
Takushimachō 〒859-5101
Tashirochō 〒859-5527
Tasukechō 〒859-5103
Tabirachō Issekimen 〒859-4822
Tabirachō Iyoshimen 〒859-4814
Tabirachō Ōkubomen 〒859-4821
Tabirachō Ogitamen 〒859-4823
Tabirachō Kamigamemen 〒859-4804
Tabirachō Kozakimen 〒859-4803
Tabirachō Kotedamen 〒859-4824
Tabirachō Satomen 〒859-4807
Tabirachō Shimogamemen 〒859-4806
Tabirachō Shimoderamen 〒859-4815
Tabirachō Takezakimen 〒859-4801
Tabirachō Tashiromen 〒859-4812
Tabirachō Nodamen 〒859-4826
Tabirachō Fukatsukimen 〒859-4813
Tabirachō Fukuzakimen 〒859-4802
Tabirachō Furukajimen 〒859-4811
Tabirachō Motoyamamen 〒859-4805
Tabirachō Yamauchimen 〒859-4825
Tabirachō Yokoshimamen 〒859-4827
Tsukijichō 〒859-5114
Tsujichō 〒859-5513
Tsutsumichō 〒859-5501
Tsuyoshichō 〒859-5512
Toishigawachō 〒859-5153
Nakanō Okubochō 〒859-5133
Nishinaka Yamachō 〒859-5526
Neshi Kochō 〒859-5381
Nokochō 〒859-5535
Haifukuchō 〒859-5531
Higashinaka Yamachō 〒859-5525
Himosashichō 〒859-5361
Fukagawachō 〒859-5374
Budaijichō 〒859-5514
Funagichō 〒859-5521
Furuechō 〒859-5145
Hegono Harachō 〒859-5375
Bōgatachō 〒859-5143
Hōkichō 〒859-5366
Maetsuyo Shichō 〒859-5523
Mizutarichō 〒859-5134
Miyanochō 〒859-5112
Mukaehimo Sashichō 〒859-5364
Yamanakachō 〒859-5141

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

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