Adachi City (足立区) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan, located in the northeastern part of the metropolis. With an area of 53.25 square kilometers and a population of over 674,000, as of February 2021, it is the sixth most populous ward in Tokyo. Adachi is characterized by its residential neighborhoods, numerous parks, and rivers, such as the Bunkyo and Sumida, which contribute to its scenic landscapes. The ward is also known for cultural events like the Adachi Fireworks, which draw large crowds every summer. Historically a region of farming communities, Adachi has transformed into a district with a mix of urban and traditional elements, offering a variety of educational, cultural, and commercial facilities, while maintaining a sense of community through its local festivals and events.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Adachi

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District Postal Code
Aoi (1-3chōme) 〒120-0012
Aoi (4-6chōme) 〒121-0012
Adachi 〒120-0015
Ayase 〒120-0005
Ikō 〒121-0823
Ikōhonchō 〒121-0807
Iriya 〒121-0836
Iriyamachi 〒121-0834
Umejima 〒121-0816
Umeda 〒123-0851
Ogi 〒123-0873
Oyata 〒120-0001
Okino 〒123-0844
Odai 〒120-0046
Kaga 〒123-0861
Kahei 〒121-0055
Kita Kaheichō 〒121-0056
Kurihara 〒123-0842
Kōdō 〒120-0013
Kōhoku 〒123-0872
Kojiya 〒121-0833
Kojiyahonchō 〒121-0832
Sano 〒121-0053
Saranuma 〒123-0862
Shikahama 〒123-0864
Shimane 〒121-0815
Shinden 〒123-0865
Shinmei 〒121-0051
Shinmei Minami 〒121-0057
Sekibara 〒123-0852
Senju 〒120-0034
Senju Akebonochō 〒120-0023
Senju Asahichō 〒120-0026
Senju Azuma 〒120-0025
Senju Okawachō 〒120-0031
Senju Kawarachō 〒120-0037
Senju Kotobukichō 〒120-0033
Senju Sakuragi 〒120-0045
Senju Sekiyachō 〒120-0024
Senju Tatsutachō 〒120-0042
Senju Nakaichō 〒120-0035
Senju Nakachō 〒120-0036
Senju Hashidochō 〒120-0038
Senju Midorichō 〒120-0044
Senju Miyamotochō 〒120-0043
Senju Motomachi 〒120-0041
Senju Yanagichō 〒120-0032
Takenotsuka 〒121-0813
Tatsunuma 〒121-0054
Chuohonchō (1,2 Chōme) 〒120-0011
Chuohonchō (3-5 Chōme) 〒121-0011
Tsubagi 〒123-0871
Tōwa 〒120-0003
Toneri 〒121-0831
Tonerikōen 〒121-0837
Tonerimachi 〒121-0835
Nakagawa 〒120-0002
Nishi Ayase 〒120-0014
Nishi Arai 〒123-0841
Nishi Arai Sakaechō 〒123-0843
Nishi Arai Honchō 〒123-0845
Nishi Ikō 〒121-0824
Nishi Ikōchō 〒121-0825
Nishi Kahei 〒121-0074
Nishi Takenotsuka 〒121-0822
Nishi Hokima 〒121-0812
Hanahata 〒121-0061
Higashi Ayase 〒120-0004
Higashi Ikō 〒121-0801
Higashi Hokima 〒121-0063
Higashi Rokugatsuchō 〒121-0071
Hitotsuya 〒121-0075
Hinodechō 〒120-0021
Hirano 〒121-0076
Hokima 〒121-0064
Hozukachō 〒121-0072
Horinōchi 〒123-0874
Minami Hanahata 〒121-0062
Miyagi 〒120-0047
Mutsugi 〒121-0052
Motoki 〒123-0853
Motokikita Machi 〒123-0857
Motoki Nishi Machi 〒123-0856
Motoki Higashi Machi 〒123-0854
Motoki Minami Machi 〒123-0855
Yazaike 〒123-0863
Yanaka 〒120-0006
Yanagihara 〒120-0022
Rokugatsu 〒121-0814
Rokuchō 〒121-0073

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

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