Maibara is a city in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, formed on February 14, 2005, by merging the towns of Maihara, Santō, and Ibuki. The city is situated in a strategic location, serving as a major transportation hub with the Tokaido Shinkansen and other railways passing through it. Maibara is known for its natural beauty, including Mount Ibuki, a popular destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts. The local economy is supported by agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism, with a focus on leveraging its rich historical and cultural heritage.

πŸ’»Β Maibara City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Maibara

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District Postal Code
Asazumachikuma γ€’521-0001
Asahi γ€’521-0226
Ansakawachi γ€’521-0211
I γ€’521-0063
Iogi γ€’521-0091
Ikeshita γ€’521-0221
Iso γ€’521-0004
Ichiba γ€’521-0225
Isshiki γ€’521-0031
Inokuchi γ€’521-0234
Ibuki γ€’521-0311
Irie γ€’521-0003
Ueno γ€’521-0312
Ukano γ€’521-0062
Umegahara γ€’521-0013
Umegahara Sakae γ€’521-0014
Okubo γ€’521-0307
Oshika γ€’521-0214
Oshimizu γ€’521-0324
Onogi γ€’521-0244
Kashiwabara γ€’521-0202
Kaseno γ€’521-0219
Kamiitanami γ€’521-0305
Kamitara γ€’521-0002
Kaminyu γ€’521-0033
Karasuwaki γ€’521-0227
Kawanami γ€’521-0021
Kitagata γ€’521-0217
Kiyotaki γ€’521-0203
Koizumi γ€’521-0308
Koga γ€’521-0303
Kozuhara γ€’521-0301
Godo γ€’521-0072
Saienji γ€’521-0092
Sakaguchi γ€’521-0232
Samegai γ€’521-0035
Shiori γ€’521-0032
Shigaya γ€’521-0218
Shimoitanami γ€’521-0306
Shimotara γ€’521-0016
Shimonyu γ€’521-0034
Joheiji γ€’521-0327
Shinjo γ€’521-0083
Suijo γ€’521-0314
Sue γ€’521-0216
Sugawa γ€’521-0245
Sugisawa γ€’521-0322
Takaban γ€’521-0321
Takamizo γ€’521-0074
Tawada γ€’521-0081
Chokyuji γ€’521-0201
Terakura γ€’521-0093
Terabayashi γ€’521-0326
Tenma γ€’521-0222
Dodani γ€’521-0213
Nagaoka γ€’521-0242
Nagasawa γ€’521-0061
Nakatara γ€’521-0011
Nishisaka γ€’521-0024
Nishiyama γ€’521-0241
Nikkoji γ€’521-0084
Noishiki γ€’521-0233
Notose γ€’521-0082
Hasamata γ€’521-0236
Banba γ€’521-0025
Higuchi γ€’521-0022
Fujikawa γ€’521-0325
Funasaki γ€’521-0071
Buma γ€’521-0224
Hongo γ€’521-0212
Maihara γ€’521-0012
Maihara Nishi γ€’521-0015
Magatani γ€’521-0302
Manganji γ€’521-0243
Minoura γ€’521-0073
Miyoshi γ€’521-0023
Muraida γ€’521-0231
Muragi γ€’521-0323
Motoichiba γ€’521-0223
Yataka γ€’521-0313
Yanaida γ€’521-0235
Yamamuro γ€’521-0215
Yoshitsuki γ€’521-0304
Yotsugi γ€’521-0064

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

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