Takashima (ι«˜ε³ΆεΈ‚)Β is a city in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, located along the western shore of Lake Biwa. Formed on January 1, 2005, from the merger of five towns, it covers an area rich in natural beauty and historical significance. The city is known for its scenic landscapes, including terraced rice fields, traditional villages, and numerous cultural sites such as Shirahige Shrine. Takashima promotes eco-friendly tourism and outdoor activities, leveraging its abundant natural resources. The local economy is supported by agriculture, forestry, and a growing tourism sector.

πŸ’»Β Takashima City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Takashima

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
Adogawacho Aoyagi γ€’520-1221
Adogawacho Kamiogawa γ€’520-1224
Adogawacho Kamikoga γ€’520-1201
Adogawacho Kawashima γ€’520-1231
Adogawacho Kitafunaki γ€’520-1232
Adogawacho Gobanryo γ€’520-1213
Adogawacho Shimoogawa γ€’520-1223
Adogawacho Shimokoga γ€’520-1202
Adogawacho Suehiro γ€’520-1214
Adogawacho Tanaka γ€’520-1217
Adogawacho Chuo γ€’520-1216
Adogawacho Tokiwagi γ€’520-1211
Adogawacho Nagao γ€’520-1205
Adogawacho Nakano γ€’520-1204
Adogawacho Nishiyurugi γ€’520-1212
Adogawacho Miozato γ€’520-1215
Adogawacho Minamikoga γ€’520-1203
Adogawacho Minamifunaki γ€’520-1233
Adogawacho Yokoe γ€’520-1222
Adogawacho Yokoehama γ€’520-1235
Adogawacho Yotsugawa γ€’520-1234
Imazucho Amasugawa γ€’520-1647
Imazucho Imazu γ€’520-1621
Imazucho Umehara γ€’520-1654
Imazucho Otomo γ€’520-1635
Imazucho Otomodaimon γ€’520-1634
Imazucho Katsura γ€’520-1602
Imazucho Kamihirobe γ€’520-1613
Imazucho Kishiwaki γ€’520-1653
Imazucho Kitaumi γ€’520-1642
Imazucho Kitoge γ€’520-1603
Imazucho Sakuramachi γ€’520-1632
Imazucho Sanami γ€’520-1651
Imazucho Shimohirobe γ€’520-1612
Imazucho Shoyodai γ€’520-1633
Imazucho Sugiyama γ€’520-1646
Imazucho Sumiyoshi γ€’520-1623
Imazucho Tsunogawa γ€’520-1648
Imazucho Tochudani γ€’520-1644
Imazucho Nakanuma γ€’520-1622
Imazucho Nakoji γ€’520-1631
Imazucho Hamabun γ€’520-1604
Imazucho Hiokimae γ€’520-1655
Imazucho Hirokawa γ€’520-1611
Imazucho Fukashimizu γ€’520-1601
Imazucho Fukuoka γ€’520-1652
Imazucho Funabashi γ€’520-1636
Imazucho Hozaka γ€’520-1643
Imazucho Minamiumi γ€’520-1641
Imazucho Minamishinbo γ€’520-1605
Imazucho Mukugawa γ€’520-1645
Imazucho Yuu γ€’520-1614
Ukawa γ€’520-1122
Otowa γ€’520-1131
Katsuno γ€’520-1121
Kamo γ€’520-1111
Kamogawadaira γ€’520-1133
Kutsuki Asou γ€’520-1451
Kutsuki Arakawa γ€’520-1411
Kutsuki Ichiba γ€’520-1401
Kutsuki Iwase γ€’520-1421
Kutsuki Ueno γ€’520-1413
Kutsuki Utodani γ€’520-1453
Kutsuki Oisugi γ€’520-1442
Kutsuki Ono γ€’520-1423
Kutsuki Onyudani γ€’520-1443
Kutsuki Kase γ€’520-1415
Kutsuki Kijiyama γ€’520-1455
Kutsuki Kuwabara γ€’520-1433
Kutsuki Kogawa γ€’520-1431
Kutsuki Jishihara γ€’520-1452
Kutsuki Tochu γ€’520-1425
Kutsuki Nakamaki γ€’520-1444
Kutsuki Nouge γ€’520-1454
Kutsuki Nojiri γ€’520-1412
Kutsuki Furukawa γ€’520-1422
Kutsuki Furuya γ€’520-1441
Kutsuki Hera γ€’520-1432
Kutsuki Miyamaebo γ€’520-1414
Kutsuki Murai γ€’520-1424
Kurodani γ€’520-1143
Shishigase γ€’520-1142
Shiroyamadai γ€’520-1123
Shinasahicho Aiba γ€’520-1531
Shinasahicho Asahi γ€’520-1501
Shinasahicho Ota γ€’520-1512
Shinasahicho Kitabata γ€’520-1521
Shinasahicho Kumanomoto γ€’520-1532
Shinasahicho Shinjo γ€’520-1522
Shinasahicho Harie γ€’520-1502
Shinasahicho Fukamizo γ€’520-1503
Shinasahicho Yasuigawa γ€’520-1533
Shinasahicho Warasono γ€’520-1511
Takshima γ€’520-1141
Nagata γ€’520-1112
Noda γ€’520-1102
Haido γ€’520-1132
Hata γ€’520-1144
Makinocho Arihara γ€’520-1801
Makinocho Ishiba γ€’520-1835
Makinocho Ura γ€’520-1804
Makinocho Onuma γ€’520-1824
Makinocho Kaizu γ€’520-1811
Makinocho Kamikaide γ€’520-1831
Makinocho Koaraji γ€’520-1803
Makinocho Sawa γ€’520-1821
Makinocho Shimo γ€’520-1805
Makinocho Shimokaide γ€’520-1832
Makinocho Shiratani γ€’520-1837
Makinocho Shinbo γ€’520-1822
Makinocho Takagihama γ€’520-1813
Makinocho Chinai γ€’520-1814
Makinocho Tsuji γ€’520-1826
Makinocho Terakubo γ€’520-1834
Makinocho Nakasho γ€’520-1823
Makinocho Nishihama γ€’520-1812
Makinocho Noguchi γ€’520-1802
Makinocho Hiruguchi γ€’520-1833
Makinocho Makino γ€’520-1836
Makinocho Morinishi γ€’520-1825
Makinocho Yamanaka γ€’520-1806
Miyano γ€’520-1103
Musoyokoyama γ€’520-1101

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

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