Tsubame (燕市)Β is a city in Niigata Prefecture, Japan, with a population of around 76,340 as of April 2024. Known for its high-quality metalworking and manufacturing industries, Tsubame produces a significant portion of Japan's cutlery and kitchenware. The city also has a rich cultural scene, hosting numerous festivals and community events. Tsubame is committed to innovation and sustainability, integrating modern technology into traditional crafts. The city is also dedicated to providing a high quality of life for its residents through various social and educational programs.Β 

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Districts and Postal Codes in Tsubame

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District Postal Code
Aozu γ€’959-0227
Akibacho γ€’959-1261
Izumishin γ€’959-0131
Ichinoyama γ€’959-0114
Idomaki γ€’959-1232
Oigashima γ€’959-0113
Okawazu γ€’959-0123
Oseki γ€’959-1287
Ota γ€’959-0108
Otake Shinden γ€’959-0122
Ofunato γ€’959-1212
Omagari γ€’959-1263
Kanezuka γ€’959-0207
Kamigawara γ€’959-0225
Kamisuwa γ€’959-0181
Kamichigonoki γ€’959-1223
Kanshin γ€’959-1217
Kugami γ€’959-0136
Kumanomori γ€’959-0112
Kuraseki γ€’959-1271
Genpachi Shinden γ€’959-0137
Koike γ€’959-1276
Koike Shinmachi γ€’959-1275
Kokucho γ€’959-1256
Kojima γ€’959-0203
Koseki γ€’959-1286
Gosengoku γ€’959-0124
Kotaka γ€’959-1241
Kotobukicho γ€’959-1252
Konakagawa γ€’959-1211
Kofurutsushin γ€’959-1213
Komaki γ€’959-1226
Saiwaicho γ€’959-1254
Sakuramachi γ€’959-1281
Sasamagari γ€’959-0117
Sazen γ€’959-0101
Sadoyama γ€’959-0202
Sawatari γ€’959-1228
Sannofuchi γ€’959-1207
Jizodo γ€’959-0121
Jizodo Honcho γ€’959-0129
Shimo Aouzu γ€’959-0222
Shimosuwa γ€’959-0183
Shineicho γ€’959-1246
Shinkoya γ€’959-0116
Shinseicho γ€’959-1214
Shincho γ€’959-0125
Shinmachi γ€’959-1255
Suidocho γ€’959-1262
Sugina γ€’959-1273
Suginayagi γ€’959-1272
Suzumemori γ€’959-0205
Sunakotsuka γ€’959-0103
Sekisaki γ€’959-1206
Somagi γ€’959-1284
Daibo γ€’959-0208
Takaki γ€’959-0228
Tateno γ€’959-1203
Tanakashin γ€’959-0223
Chuodori γ€’959-1244
Chosho γ€’959-1204
Choshin γ€’959-0139
Tsugishin γ€’959-1222
Tsubame γ€’959-1288
Dokin γ€’959-1265
Tonoshima γ€’959-1233
Tominaga γ€’959-0211
Tominagajubei Shinden γ€’959-0212
Nakagawa γ€’959-1225
Nakajima γ€’959-0105
Nakasuwa γ€’959-0182
Nakamachi γ€’959-1258
Nagawatari γ€’959-1205
Niibori γ€’959-0133
Nikaido γ€’959-1216
Nishimagi γ€’959-0201
Nonakasai γ€’959-0126
Nomoto γ€’959-0224
Haigata γ€’959-1201
Hakusancho γ€’959-1251
Hachioji γ€’959-1264
Hanazonocho γ€’959-1221
Hanami γ€’959-1280
Higashiota γ€’959-1289
Hinodecho γ€’959-1242
Tarbutsuryu Center γ€’959-1277
Bunsui Akebono γ€’959-0132
Bunsui Asahimachi γ€’959-0107
Bunsui Otake γ€’959-0119
Bunsui Gakkocho γ€’959-0115
Bunsui Koyo γ€’959-0109
Bunsui Sakaecho γ€’959-0120
Bunsui Sakuramachi γ€’959-0130
Bunsui Shinmachi γ€’959-0128
Bunsui Higashi Gakkocho γ€’959-0106
Bunsui Bunkyocho γ€’959-0127
Bunsui Koyama γ€’959-0118
Bunsui Yayoicho γ€’959-0104
Honcho γ€’959-1253
Makigahana γ€’959-0102
Magiyama γ€’959-0134
Makujima γ€’959-0138
Matashin γ€’959-1215
Matsuhashi γ€’959-1202
Mizo γ€’959-0172
Mizokoshin γ€’959-0171
Minami γ€’959-1234
Miyacho γ€’959-1257
Yanagiyama γ€’959-1274
Yokota γ€’959-0111
Yoshida γ€’959-0263
Yoshida Akebonocho γ€’959-0217
Yoshida Asahicho γ€’959-0235
Yoshida Azumachō γ€’959-0265
Yoshida Kasugacho γ€’959-0216
Yoshida Gakkocho γ€’959-0252
Yoshida Kandacho γ€’959-0241
Yoshida Kanmachi γ€’959-0245
Yoshida Konosu γ€’959-0261
Yoshida Kotobukicho γ€’959-0256
Yoshida Saiwaicho γ€’959-0257
Yoshida Sakaecho γ€’959-0233
Yoshida Shimonakano γ€’959-0215
Yoshida Shimomachi γ€’959-0253
Yoshida Shindenmachi γ€’959-0247
Yoshida Shinmachi γ€’959-0246
Yoshida Shinmeicho γ€’959-0254
Yoshida Suidocho γ€’959-0234
Yoshida daibocho γ€’959-0242
Yoshida Tsutsumicho γ€’959-0237
Yoshida Nakamachi γ€’959-0244
Yoshida Nishiota γ€’959-0221
Yoshida Hamakubi γ€’959-0248
Yoshida Higashi Sakaecho γ€’959-0232
Yoshida Hinodecho γ€’959-0231
Yoshida Bunkyocho γ€’959-0266
Yoshida Hokkedo γ€’959-0214
Yoshida Honjo γ€’959-0251
Yoshida Matsuoka Shinden γ€’959-0243
Yoshida Matsuokacho γ€’959-0236
Yoshida Miyakoji γ€’959-0267
Yoshida Motomachi γ€’959-0268
Yoshida Yahagi γ€’959-0250
Yoshida Yayoicho γ€’959-0255
Yoshida Yoshiei γ€’959-0213
Yoshida Wakocho γ€’959-0262
Yotsuya γ€’959-1224
Yonouzu γ€’959-0206
Watabe γ€’959-0135

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

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