Akaiwa (血磐市), a city in Okayama Prefecture, Japan, is known for its agricultural prominence, particularly in peach and grape production. The city features a blend of natural beauty and historical sites, including the Sogenji Temple and various ancient burial mounds. Akaiwa is also noted for its community initiatives, promoting sustainable living and cultural preservation. The city's rich cultural heritage is celebrated through local festivals and events, fostering a strong sense of community and tradition. Akaiwa's strategic location and well-developed infrastructure support its role as a regional hub.

πŸ’»Β Akaiwa City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Akaiwa

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
Aida γ€’701-2443
Ishi γ€’701-2514
Ishikami γ€’701-2445
Itsukaichi γ€’709-0831
Inamaki γ€’701-2511
Imai γ€’701-2213
Iwata γ€’709-0822
Enkoji γ€’709-0711
Okanda γ€’701-2221
Oya γ€’701-2205
Oka γ€’709-0702
Ogamo γ€’701-2446
Okuyoshihara γ€’709-0713
Osegi γ€’709-0717
Odani γ€’709-0806
Kamakami γ€’709-0733
Kamashimo γ€’709-0732
Kamiichi γ€’709-0817
Kaminibo γ€’709-0837
Kamosaki γ€’709-0834
Kawatahara γ€’709-0719
Kawaraya γ€’701-2501
Kitasakoda γ€’701-2211
Kuso γ€’701-2502
Kumazaki γ€’709-0833
Kureda γ€’701-2512
Kurosawa γ€’701-2522
Kuromoto γ€’701-2521
Kouki γ€’701-2515
Koda γ€’709-0801
Komoto γ€’709-0821
Kobara γ€’701-2201
Koresato γ€’701-2525
Saidomi γ€’709-0813
Sakanabe γ€’701-2202
Sakuragaokanishi γ€’709-0802
Sakuragaokahigashi γ€’709-0721
Sako γ€’709-0706
Sawahara γ€’709-0704
Sanyo γ€’709-0827
Shiogi γ€’701-2432
Shimoichi γ€’709-0816
Shimonibo γ€’709-0836
Shakuda γ€’709-0701
Shakurenji γ€’709-0731
Shozaki γ€’709-0832
Susai γ€’701-2503
Seiriki γ€’709-0715
Senda γ€’709-0714
Sobun γ€’701-2203
Taga γ€’701-2216
Takaya γ€’709-0811
Takiyama γ€’701-2524
Tatsukawa γ€’709-0815
Tsuzaki γ€’709-0807
Tsurui γ€’709-0718
Toari γ€’709-0838
Tokudomi γ€’709-0716
Totsuno γ€’701-2431
Tonodani γ€’709-0703
Nagao γ€’709-0823
Nakashima γ€’709-0803
Nakaseijitsu γ€’701-2437
Nakahata γ€’701-2444
Nakayama γ€’701-2523
Nishikarube γ€’701-2215
Nishikubota γ€’701-2224
Nishiseijitsu γ€’701-2441
Nishinaka γ€’709-0835
Niborinaka γ€’701-2435
NIborinishi γ€’701-2436
Niborihigashi γ€’701-2434
Nuta γ€’709-0812
Noma γ€’709-0735
Hieda γ€’709-0736
Higashikarube γ€’701-2214
Higashikubota γ€’701-2223
Hikogi γ€’709-0804
Hirayama γ€’701-2433
Hirodo γ€’701-2442
Fukuda γ€’701-2504
Futai γ€’709-0805
Hosaki γ€’709-0824
Machikanda γ€’701-2222
Matsuki γ€’709-0705
Maya γ€’709-0825
Minamigata γ€’709-0814
Minamisakoda γ€’701-2212
Yagami γ€’709-0734
Yashimada γ€’701-2513
Yamaguchi γ€’701-2225
Yamate γ€’701-2204
Yuzuri γ€’701-2226
Yoshihara γ€’709-0712
Wada γ€’709-0826

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

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