Higashine (東根市)Β is a city in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, renowned for its abundant fruit production, particularly cherries, earning it the nickname "Fruit Kingdom Higashine." The city celebrates this with events like the Higashine Cherry Marathon. It also boasts historical sites such as the Narage Jizoson and Tendo Shiroyama Park. With its strong agricultural base and scenic landscapes, Higashine combines cultural heritage with natural beauty, attracting tourists and supporting a vibrant local community. The city's commitment to quality fruit production and its cultural festivals highlight its unique regional identity.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Higashine

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
Izumigo γ€’999-3722
Itagaki Odori γ€’999-3747
Itagaki Kitakoji γ€’999-3749
Itagaki Kitadori γ€’999-3744
Itagaki Shinden γ€’999-3746
Itagaki Nakadoori γ€’999-3745
Itagaki Nishikoji γ€’999-3748
Ippongi γ€’999-3717
Inosawa γ€’999-3726
Ota Shinden γ€’999-3728
Obayashi γ€’999-3714
Obayashi Shinden γ€’999-3715
Omori γ€’999-3712
Osanagi γ€’999-3737
Osanagi Odori γ€’999-3738
Osanagi Koji γ€’999-3757
Osanagi 1 Jodori γ€’999-3756
Osanagi 2 Jodori γ€’999-3755
Osanagi 3 Jodori γ€’999-3754
Osanagi 4 Jodori γ€’999-3753
Osanagi 5 Jodori γ€’999-3752
Osanagi Dori γ€’999-3751
Onsenmachi γ€’999-3702
Kashiwabara γ€’999-3770
Kanisawa γ€’999-3716
Kannonji γ€’999-3723
Kooriyama γ€’999-3774
Kobayashi γ€’999-3710
Saginoshuku γ€’999-3786
Saginomori γ€’999-3703
Sakuranbo Ekimae γ€’999-3720
Shimaohori γ€’999-3773
Shimogawara γ€’999-3708
Shiromizu γ€’999-3787
Shindenmachi γ€’999-3707
Jinmachi γ€’999-3761
Jinmachichuou γ€’999-3763
Jinmachi Higashi γ€’999-3764
Jinmachi Nishi γ€’999-3766
Jinmachi Minami γ€’999-3765
Jimmachi Kita γ€’999-3762
Jinmachi Eidanodori γ€’999-3731
Jinmachi Eidannakadori γ€’999-3732
Jinmachi Eidanminamidori γ€’999-3736
Jinmachi Eidan 1 Jodori γ€’999-3735
Jinmachi Eidan 2 Jodori γ€’999-3734
Jinmachi Eidan 3 Jodori γ€’999-3733
Sekiyama γ€’999-3724
Chuo γ€’999-3711
Chuo Higashi γ€’999-3729
Chuo Nishi γ€’999-3719
Chuo Minami γ€’999-3730
Tousuke Shinden γ€’999-3778
Nakajima Shinden γ€’999-3743
Nakajima Dori γ€’999-3742
Nakajima Higashidori γ€’999-3741
Nagatoro γ€’999-3771
Nikuchi γ€’999-3777
Numazawa γ€’999-3725
Nogawa γ€’999-3727
Noda γ€’999-3775
Hanyu γ€’999-3776
Hanyu Higashi γ€’999-3779
Higashi Nekou γ€’999-3701
Higashi Neotsu γ€’999-3721
Higashi Nehei γ€’999-3704
Higashi Netei γ€’999-3713
Honcho γ€’999-3784
Honmaru Kita γ€’999-3781
Honmaru Nishi γ€’999-3785
Honmaru Higashi γ€’999-3782
Honmaru Minami γ€’999-3783
Matsuzawa γ€’999-3772
Mikkamachi γ€’999-3706
Miyazaki γ€’999-3705
Yotsuya γ€’999-3718
Rokuta γ€’999-3709

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

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