Karatsu (唐津市), located in Saga Prefecture, Japan, is a city known for its rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty. It is home to Karatsu Castle, a historic site offering panoramic views of the city and surrounding areas. The city is famous for its annual Karatsu Kunchi festival, featuring large floats that are part of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. Karatsu also boasts natural attractions such as Nijinomatsubara Pine Grove and beautiful coastal landscapes, making it a popular destination for both history enthusiasts and nature lovers.

💻Karatsu City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Karatsu

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District Postal Code
Asahigaoka 〒847-0823
Asahimachi 〒847-0841
Ishishi 〒847-0832
Uoyamachi 〒847-0042
Uki 〒847-0025
Ushirogawachi 〒847-0804
Ura 〒847-0124
Egawamachi 〒847-0853
Ezaruki 〒847-0123
Ōka 〒847-0132
Ōchichō Ikisa 〒849-3223
Ōchichō Ōchi 〒849-3201
Ōchichō Ōno 〒849-3221
Ōchichō Kusu 〒849-3215
Ōchichō Kubo 〒849-3232
Ōchichō Kuroiwa 〒849-3222
Ōchichō Sari 〒849-3233
Ōchichō Senzoku 〒849-3211
Ōchichō Tagashira 〒849-3214
Ōchichō Takatori 〒849-3219
Ōchichō Chōgiri 〒849-3216
Ōchichō Nagaheta 〒849-3217
Ōchichō Nakayama 〒849-3218
Ōchichō Hirayamakami 〒849-3203
Ōchichō Hirayamashimo 〒849-3202
Ōchichō Mutabe 〒849-3231
Ōchichō Yamasaki 〒849-3224
Ōchichō Yuya 〒849-3213
Ōchichō Yokomakura 〒849-3212
Ōishimachi 〒847-0066
Kaigandōri 〒847-0873
Kagami 〒847-0022
Kagamishinkai 〒847-0028
Kakomachi 〒847-0065
Kashiwazaki 〒847-0026
Kashiwajima 〒847-0131
Katanamachi 〒847-0055
Kitajōnai 〒847-0015
Kitahataōsugi 〒847-1212
Kitahata Kamihirano 〒847-1221
Kitahata Kishiyama 〒847-1211
Kitahata Shige 〒847-1225
Kitahata Shimohirano 〒847-1223
Kitahata Takeari 〒847-1213
Kitahata Tanaka 〒847-1202
Kitahata Tokusue 〒847-1201
Kitahata Narufuchi 〒847-1222
Kitahata Hieda 〒847-1214
Kitahata Yamahiko 〒847-1203
Kitahata Yukiaino 〒847-1224
Kyūragimachi Amagawa 〒849-3101
Kyūragimachi Iwaya 〒849-3123
Kyūragimachi Utsuboki 〒849-3132
Kyūragimachi Uragawachi 〒849-3114
Kyūragimachi Kyūragi 〒849-3131
Kyūragimachi Setokoba 〒849-3121
Kyūragimachi Torigoe 〒849-3102
Kyūragimachi Nakashima 〒849-3112
Kyūragimachi Namise 〒849-3122
Kyūragimachi Hirano 〒849-3115
Kyūragimachi Hirokawa 〒849-3103
Kyūragimachi Hirose 〒849-3111
Kyūragimachi Hoshiryō 〒849-3104
Kyūragimachi Makise 〒849-3113
Kyūragimachi Motoyama 〒849-3133
Kyōmachi 〒847-0045
Kiwatamachi 〒847-0044
Kumanoharamachi 〒847-0817
Kumanomine 〒847-0884
Kuri 〒847-0033
Kōda 〒847-0824
Gofukumachi 〒847-0052
Komeyamachi 〒847-0054
Konyamachi 〒847-0053
Zaimokumachi 〒847-0061
Sakaemachi 〒847-0011
Sakuranobaba 〒847-0843
Sakuramachi 〒847-0104
Sashi 〒847-0111
Sashi Nakazato 〒847-0113
Sashi Nakadōri 〒847-0114
Sashi Hamamachi 〒847-0115
Sashi Minami 〒847-0112
Shigekawachi 〒847-0883
Jūninmachi 〒847-0067
Shōnanchō 〒847-0021
Shinkōmachi 〒847-0043
Shinmachi 〒847-0813
Sugamuta 〒847-0882
Sōzui 〒847-0001
Daimyō Kōji 〒847-0012
Daira 〒847-0803
Takasagomachi 〒847-0046
Takashima 〒847-0027
Takekoba 〒847-0881
Chichika 〒847-0831
Chōda 〒847-0821
Chiyodamachi 〒847-0041
Chinzeimachi Akagi 〒847-0312
Chinzeimachi Ishimuro 〒847-0327
Chinzeimachi Iwano 〒847-0323
Chinzeimachi Uchiage 〒847-0322
Chinzeimachi Kakarashima 〒847-0317
Chinzeimachi Kakura 〒847-0325
Chinzeimachi Kushi 〒847-0403
Chinzeimachi Kōno 〒847-0324
Chinzeimachi Shiodzuru 〒847-0313
Chinzeimachi Shōbu 〒847-0314
Chinzeimachi Nakano 〒847-0316
Chinzeimachi Nagoya 〒847-0401
Chinzeimachi Nomoto 〒847-0402
Chinzeimachi Hado 〒847-0404
Chinzeimachi Hayata 〒847-0326
Chinzeimachi Madarashima 〒847-0405
Chinzeimachi Matsushima 〒847-0406
Chinzeimachi Maruda 〒847-0311
Chinzeimachi Yatoko 〒847-0315
Chinzeimachi Yokotake 〒847-0321
Tōnokawa 〒847-0885
Tōbō 〒847-0122
Nakazato 〒847-0134
Nakanosedōri 〒847-0101
Nakabaru 〒847-0034
Nakamachi 〒847-0051
Nakayamamachi 〒847-0862
Nagatani 〒847-0822
Nashigawachi 〒847-0802
Nanayama Arakawa 〒847-1101
Nanayama Ikebaru 〒847-1103
Nanayama Kiura 〒847-1104
Nanayama Shiraki 〒847-1108
Nanayama Takigawa 〒847-1106
Nanayama Nibu 〒847-1105
Nanayama Fujikawa 〒847-1107
Nanayama Manokawa 〒847-1102
Nabatake 〒847-0844
Nishiōshimamachi 〒847-0872
Nishikaratsu 〒847-0875
Nishijōnai 〒847-0014
Nishideramachi 〒847-0815
Nishihamamachi 〒847-0855
Nishihatamachi 〒847-0854
Hashimoto 〒847-0003
Hashimotomachi 〒847-0103
Hatashima 〒847-0833
Hada 〒847-0023
Hatogawa 〒847-0121
Hamatamamachi Ōe 〒849-5103
Hamatamamachi Okaguchi 〒849-5101
Hamatamamachi Gotanda 〒849-5102
Hamatamamachi Taniguchi 〒849-5105
Hamatamamachi Torisu 〒849-5113
Hamatamamachi Hamasaki 〒849-5131
Hamatamamachi Higashiyamada 〒849-5123
Hamatamamachi Hirabaru 〒849-5112
Hamatamamachi Fuchinōe 〒849-5104
Hamatamamachi Minamiyama 〒849-5111
Hamatamamachi Yamase 〒849-5124
Hamatamamachi Yokotakami 〒849-5121
Hamatamamachi Yokotashimo 〒849-5122
Haru 〒847-0031
Higashiuki 〒847-0024
Higashiō Shimamachi 〒847-0871
Higashikaratsu 〒847-0017
Higashijōnai 〒847-0016
Higashimachi 〒847-0063
Higashiyama 〒847-0801
Hizenmachi Akasaka 〒847-1502
Hizenmachi Agekura 〒847-1517
Hizenmachi Inugashira 〒847-1522
Hizenmachi Irino 〒847-1526
Hizenmachi Umezaki 〒847-1512
Hizenmachi Urigasaka 〒847-1516
Hizenmachi Ōura 〒847-1506
Hizenmachi Kirigo 〒847-1501
Hizenmachi Suginōra 〒847-1505
Hizenmachi Tano 〒847-1521
Hizenmachi Tsurumaki 〒847-1527
Hizenmachi Teraura 〒847-1513
Hizenmachi Nakaura 〒847-1504
Hizenmachi Niikoba 〒847-1511
Hizenmachi Nitanō 〒847-1514
Hizenmachi Nōsa 〒847-1525
Hizenmachi Hoshika 〒847-1523
Hizenmachi Magarikawa 〒847-1515
Hizenmachi Mitsukoshi 〒847-1507
Hizenmachi Mukushima 〒847-1524
Hizenmachi Yunōra 〒847-1503
Hiranomachi 〒847-0812
Fujisakidōri 〒847-0874
Fujimimachi 〒847-0851
Futago 〒847-0861
Funamiyamachi 〒847-0062
Bōzumachi 〒847-0056
Honmachi 〒847-0047
Minatomachi 〒847-0133
Minamijōnai 〒847-0013
Minamifuji Michō 〒847-0876
Myōkenmachi 〒847-0863
Mirukashi 〒847-0825
Motoishimachi 〒847-0064
Motohatamachi 〒847-0852
Yao Yamachi 〒847-0811
Yakataishi 〒847-0135
Yahatamachi 〒847-0102
Yabuta 〒847-0004
Yabuta Onidzuka 〒847-0005
Yamashitamachi 〒847-0842
Yamada 〒847-0834
Yamamoto 〒847-0002
Yūhi 〒847-0032
Yumitakamachi 〒847-0814
Yokono 〒847-0136
Yobukochō Ōdomo 〒847-0301
Yobukochō Ogawashima 〒847-0306
Yobukochō Kabeshima 〒847-0305
Yobukochō Kodomo 〒847-0302
Yobukochō Tononōra 〒847-0304
Yobukochō Yobuko 〒847-0303
Watada Amamachi 〒847-0071
Watada Ōdoi 〒847-0083
Watada Sakiishi 〒847-0074
Watada Tenmanchō 〒847-0082
Watada Nishiyama 〒847-0084
Watada Higashihyakuninmachi 〒847-0073
Watada Hyakuninmachi 〒847-0072
Watada Honmura 〒847-0085
Watada Minamisakiishi 〒847-0081
Watada Yōjaku 〒847-0075

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

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