Shingū (新宮市), a city in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, is known for its historical and cultural significance. It has a population of approximately 26,080 and covers an area of 255.43 square kilometers. The city is renowned for its ancient shrines, including Kumano Hayatama Taisha, a part of the UNESCO World Heritage "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range." Shingū's economy is supported by tourism, fishing, and agriculture, with a focus on citrus fruits.

💻Shingu City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Shingū

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District Postal Code
Aisuji 〒647-0001
Akebono 〒647-0025
Asuka 〒647-0022
Ikeda 〒647-0021
Isadacho 〒647-0012
Inosawa 〒647-0045
Iwatate 〒647-0051
Ukijima 〒647-0014
Umamachi 〒647-0008
Oga 〒647-1102
Ojicho 〒647-0032
Ohashidori 〒647-0004
Kasuga 〒647-0013
Kamikura 〒647-0044
Kamihonmachi 〒647-0003
Kinokawa 〒647-0073
Kumanogawacho Aisu 〒647-1216
Kumanogawacho Akagi 〒647-1214
Kumanogawacho Unehata 〒647-1207
Kumanogawacho Oyama 〒647-1203
Kumanogawacho Kamazuka 〒647-1204
Kumanogawacho Kaminagai 〒647-1201
Kumanogawacho Kuju 〒647-1233
Kumanogawacho Sasabi 〒647-1223
Kumanogawacho Shitaki 〒647-1234
Kumanogawacho Shimazu 〒647-1232
Kumanogawacho Takimoto 〒647-1205
Kumanogawacho Tanago 〒647-1212
Kumanogawacho Tamakiguchi 〒647-1231
Kumanogawacho Nishi 〒647-1206
Kumanogawacho Nishishikiya 〒647-1221
Kumanogawacho Nokiyamamoto 〒647-1213
Kumanogawacho Higashi 〒647-1202
Kumanogawacho Higashishikiya 〒647-1222
Kumanogawacho Hitari 〒647-1211
Kumanogawacho Miyai 〒647-1235
Kumanogawacho Mukunoi 〒647-1215
Kumanoji 〒647-0024
Koda 〒647-0082
Goshin 〒647-0053
Sano 〒647-0071
Shimizumoto 〒647-0033
Shimoda 〒647-0042
Shimohonmachi 〒647-0011
Jofuku 〒647-0020
Shingu 〒647-0081
Shinmachi 〒647-0019
Takata 〒647-1101
Tazuharacho 〒647-0031
Taniojicho 〒647-0016
Tankaku 〒647-0010
Chiho 〒647-0015
Nakanocho 〒647-0018
Noda 〒647-0041
Hashimoto 〒647-0052
Hachibuse 〒647-0072
Funamachi 〒647-0002
Bettoyashikicho 〒647-0007
Horai 〒647-0023
Maruyama 〒647-0034
Midorigaoka 〒647-0043
Minamihizue 〒647-0054
Miwasaki 〒647-0061
Motokajicho 〒647-0005
Yakushimachi 〒647-0006
Yokomachi 〒647-0017

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

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