Ikoma (η”Ÿι§’εΈ‚)Β is a city in Nara Prefecture, Japan, known for its picturesque setting at the foot of Mount Ikoma and its proximity to both Nara and Osaka. Established as a city on November 1, 1971, Ikoma is celebrated for its rich natural environment, including numerous parks and hiking trails. The city offers various cultural and recreational amenities, fostering a blend of traditional and modern lifestyles. Ikoma is also recognized for its educational institutions and community-focused initiatives, making it a vibrant and dynamic place to live.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Ikoma

Click on the district name for the complete Japanese address, the complete English address, how to write a Japanese address, the postal code, the map location, and more.

District Postal Code
Aoyamadai γ€’630-0239
Asukadai γ€’630-0132
Asukanominami γ€’630-0133
Asukanokita γ€’630-0134
Arisatocho γ€’630-0233
Ikomadai Minami γ€’630-0202
Ikomadai Kita γ€’630-0203
Ichibucho γ€’630-0222
Ogurajicho γ€’630-0232
Ozecho γ€’630-0223
Otodacho γ€’630-0227
Onitoricho γ€’630-0237
Kamimachi γ€’630-0131
Kamimachidai γ€’630-0138
Karuizawacho γ€’630-0265
Kitashinmachi γ€’630-0245
Kitataharacho γ€’630-0142
Kitayamato γ€’630-0121
Kirigaoka γ€’630-0248
Komyocho γ€’630-0201
Koyodai γ€’630-0247
Kobiraocho γ€’630-0226
Sakuragaoka γ€’630-0211
Satsukidai γ€’630-0221
Shikanodai Higashi γ€’630-0112
Shikanodai Nishi γ€’630-0114
Shikanodai Minami γ€’630-0113
Shikanodai Kita γ€’630-0111
Shikahatacho γ€’630-0115
Shiraniwadai γ€’630-0136
Shinasahigaoka γ€’630-0253
Shinikomadai γ€’630-0242
Suikodai γ€’630-0229
Daimoncho γ€’630-0238
Takayamacho γ€’630-0101
Tanidacho γ€’630-0251
Tawaraguchicho γ€’630-0243
Tsujimachi γ€’630-0212
Nakanabata γ€’630-0263
Nakanocho γ€’630-0267
Nabatacho γ€’630-0231
Nishiasahigaoka γ€’630-0261
Nishishiraniwadai γ€’630-0137
Nishinabatacho γ€’630-0264
Nishihatacho γ€’630-0236
Nishimatsugaoka γ€’630-0246
Haginodai γ€’630-0224
Hagiharacho γ€’630-0234
Hikarigaoka γ€’630-0141
Higashi Asahigaoka γ€’630-0254
Higashi Ikoma γ€’630-0213
Higashi Ikomatsukimicho γ€’630-0214
Higashi Shinmachi γ€’630-0258
Higashi Nabata γ€’630-0215
Higashi Matsugaoka γ€’630-0244
Higashi Yamacho γ€’630-0225
Fujiocho γ€’630-0235
Honmachi γ€’630-0256
Matsumidai γ€’630-0241
Mayumi γ€’630-0122
Mayumi Minami γ€’630-0123
Mikanodai γ€’630-0116
Midorigaoka γ€’630-0262
Minami Tawaracho γ€’630-0135
Minami Yamatedai γ€’630-0228
Motomachi γ€’630-0257
Monzencho γ€’630-0266
Yamasaki Shinamchi γ€’630-0255
Yamasakicho γ€’630-0252

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

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