Sakurai (ζ‘œδΊ•εΈ‚)Β is a city in Nara Prefecture, Japan, known for its historical and cultural heritage. Established as a city on September 1, 1956, it has a population of approximately 54,569 as of April 2024. Sakurai is home to several significant sites, including the Omiwa Shrine, one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan, and the ancient burial mounds known as kofun. The city offers various public services and amenities, promoting a high quality of life for its residents and visitors.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Sakurai

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District Postal Code
Akao γ€’633-0006
Asakuradai Higashi γ€’633-0003
Asakuradai Nishi γ€’633-0004
Asago γ€’633-0052
Anashi γ€’633-0071
Abe γ€’633-0054
Abe Mokuzaidanchi γ€’633-0055
Imorizuka γ€’633-0026
Ikenouchi γ€’633-0046
Izumo γ€’633-0122
Imaidani γ€’633-0035
Iwasaka γ€’633-0013
Uenomiya γ€’633-0041
Etsutsumi γ€’633-0086
Oizumi γ€’633-0076
Oida γ€’633-0048
Ota γ€’633-0084
Odono γ€’633-0062
Obara γ€’633-0014
Obu γ€’633-0101
Obudakeho γ€’633-0103
Onishi γ€’633-0077
Ossaka γ€’633-0005
Orii γ€’633-0031
Kaiju γ€’633-0064
Kasa γ€’633-0133
Kanaya γ€’633-0002
Kaminosho γ€’633-0061
Kayamori γ€’633-0106
Kawai γ€’633-0063
Kawanishi γ€’633-0051
Kitaotowa γ€’633-0022
Kitayama γ€’633-0034
Kibi γ€’633-0065
Kusakawa γ€’633-0081
Kurahashi γ€’633-0021
Kurozaki γ€’633-0011
Koma γ€’633-0012
Sagario γ€’633-0015
Sakurai γ€’633-0091
Jionji γ€’633-0017
Shiba γ€’633-0074
Shimo γ€’633-0042
Shurieda γ€’633-0131
Shiraga γ€’633-0121
Shiraki γ€’633-0105
Shinyashiki γ€’633-0075
Serii γ€’633-0104
Taie γ€’633-0044
Daifuku γ€’633-0067
Takata γ€’633-0043
Takinokura γ€’633-0108
Tani γ€’633-0053
Chiwara γ€’633-0073
Tsuji γ€’633-0083
Tonomine γ€’633-0032
Tobi γ€’633-0007
Toyoda γ€’633-0079
Nakatani γ€’633-0107
Nishiguchi γ€’633-0033
Nishinomiya γ€’633-0066
Hashinaka γ€’633-0072
Hashimoto γ€’633-0047
Hase γ€’633-0112
Harimichi γ€’633-0024
Higashishindo γ€’633-0068
Higashida γ€’633-0085
Bunze γ€’633-0078
Makinouchi γ€’633-0082
Mamegoshi γ€’633-0087
Mitani γ€’633-0102
Minamiotowa γ€’633-0023
Miwa γ€’633-0001
Momonoichi γ€’633-0028
Yainai γ€’633-0025
Yamada γ€’633-0045
Yokogaki γ€’633-0036
Yonabari γ€’633-0111
Ryutani γ€’633-0016
Rokuro γ€’633-0027
Wakimoto γ€’633-0018
Wada γ€’633-0132

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

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