Shimada (ε³Άη”°εΈ‚) is a city in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, with a population of approximately 94,820 as of 2019. Located along the Ōi River, Shimada is historically significant for its tea production and the iconic Horai Bridge, one of the longest wooden pedestrian bridges in the world. The city is known for its scenic beauty and traditional festivals, including the Shimada Obi Festival. Shimada focuses on promoting green tea culture, community development, and environmental sustainability, offering various cultural and recreational activities for residents and visitors.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Shimada

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District Postal Code
Asahi γ€’427-0018
Achigaya γ€’427-0006
Ikumi γ€’427-0232
Iguchi γ€’427-0104
Ita γ€’427-0034
Inari γ€’427-0038
Uami γ€’427-0031
Ushio γ€’428-0006
Ogimachi γ€’427-0026
Ouke γ€’427-0013
Oicho γ€’427-0025
Oka γ€’427-0033
Okawacho γ€’427-0023
Okusa γ€’427-0002
Ojiro γ€’428-0009
Otsudori γ€’427-0056
Oyanagi γ€’427-0101
Oyanagi Minami γ€’427-0102
Okada γ€’427-0106
Okariyacho γ€’427-0053
Ogawa γ€’427-0009
Ochiai γ€’427-0008
Kanaya Azuma γ€’428-0013
Kanaya Izumicho γ€’428-0014
Kanaya Ogicho γ€’428-0015
Kanaya Kamijugoken γ€’428-0027
Kanaya Kinzancho γ€’428-0046
Kanaya Sakaecho γ€’428-0017
Kanaya Sakamachi γ€’428-0023
Kanaya Shishidoi γ€’428-0039
Kanaya Shimizu γ€’428-0031
Kanaya Shimojugoken γ€’428-0028
Kanaya Shiroyamacho γ€’428-0048
Kanaya Shinmachi γ€’428-0047
Kanaya Daikancho γ€’428-0012
Kanaya Tamachi γ€’428-0025
Kanaya Tennoucho γ€’428-0032
Kanaya Nakamachi γ€’428-0043
Kanaya Nikenya γ€’428-0033
Kanaya Negishicho γ€’428-0018
Kanaya Fujimicho γ€’428-0034
Kanaya Furuyokocho γ€’428-0042
Kanaya Honmachi γ€’428-0026
Kanaya Midoricho γ€’428-0044
Kanaya Minamicho γ€’428-0024
Kanaya Miyakocho γ€’428-0041
Kanaya Miyazakicho γ€’428-0016
Kamio γ€’428-0003
Kamiyashiro γ€’428-0036
Kawanecho Ieyama γ€’428-0104
Kawanecho Kamigouchi γ€’428-0102
Kawanecho Sasamakami γ€’428-0211
Kawanecho Sasamashimo γ€’428-0212
Kawanecho Sasamado γ€’428-0101
Kawanecho Tsuzura γ€’428-0105
Kawanecho Nukuri γ€’428-0106
Kawanecho Minari γ€’428-0103
Kawara γ€’427-0037
Kanza γ€’427-0032
Gioncho γ€’427-0058
Kikugawa γ€’428-0037
Kishi γ€’427-0004
Kishicho γ€’427-0005
Kiriyama γ€’428-0035
Saiwaimachi γ€’427-0027
Sakaecho γ€’427-0028
Sakamoto γ€’427-0111
Sasamashimo γ€’427-0231
Sayoshika γ€’428-0038
Shitoro γ€’428-0019
Shima γ€’428-0007
Shindencho γ€’427-0059
Shinmachidori γ€’427-0055
Takakuma γ€’428-0001
Takasagocho γ€’427-0054
Takajimacho γ€’427-0015
Takeshita γ€’428-0008
Chiba γ€’427-0001
Chuocho γ€’427-0042
Tsukisaka γ€’427-0112
Doetsu γ€’427-0019
Doetsujima γ€’427-0014
Tokoji γ€’427-0003
Nakagawa γ€’427-0103
Nakagawacho γ€’427-0041
Nakamizo γ€’427-0043
Nakamizocho γ€’427-0047
Noda γ€’427-0007
Hassashi γ€’427-0048
Baranooka γ€’427-0061
Banshoji γ€’428-0011
Higashicho γ€’427-0011
Hinodecho γ€’427-0029
Fukuyo γ€’428-0002
Funaki γ€’427-0107
Horaicho γ€’427-0016
Hosojima γ€’427-0012
Hontori γ€’427-0022
Makinohara γ€’428-0049
Matsubacho γ€’427-0052
Mitsuaicho γ€’427-0036
Minami γ€’427-0017
Minamihara γ€’427-0105
Minari γ€’427-0233
Miyagawacho γ€’427-0044
Mukaijimacho γ€’427-0045
Mukuya γ€’427-0039
Mukuyamotomachi γ€’427-0035
Motoshimada γ€’427-0057
Motoshimada Higashicho γ€’427-0051
Yanagimachi γ€’427-0021
Yui γ€’427-0113
Yokoi γ€’427-0024
Yokooka γ€’428-0004
Yokooka Shinden γ€’428-0005
Wakamatsucho γ€’427-0046

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

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