Kaminoyama (δΈŠε±±εΈ‚)Β is a city in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, known for its historical and natural attractions. The city is home to the famous Kaminoyama Castle, originally built in 1535 by Lord Yamagata Masakage. The castle, strategically located on a hill, served as a significant military stronghold and has been restored to reflect its historical architecture. Kaminoyama is also renowned for its hot springs, particularly Kaminoyama Onsen, which boasts a history of over 550 years and is well-known for its therapeutic silicic acid-rich waters. The city lies at the base of the Zao mountain range and serves as the starting point for the scenic Zao Echo Line, connecting Yamagata and Miyagi. Kaminoyama's economy is supported by agriculture, light manufacturing, and tourism, making it a vibrant community with a rich cultural heritage and natural beauty.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Kaminoyama

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District Postal Code
Takamatsu γ€’999-3243
Aioi γ€’999-3222
Asahidai γ€’999-3164
Asahimachi γ€’999-3106
Amidachi γ€’999-3235
Ishizaki γ€’999-3144
Ishizone γ€’999-3244
Ishido γ€’999-3231
Izumikawa γ€’999-3105
Uramachi γ€’999-3165
Oidocho γ€’999-3157
Oishi γ€’999-3167
Ogura γ€’999-3112
Ozasa γ€’999-3214
Ojirafu γ€’999-3172
Kanaoi γ€’999-3124
Kanaoi Nishi γ€’999-3126
Kanaoi Higashi γ€’999-3125
Kanakame γ€’999-3101
Kanaya γ€’999-3103
Kaneyama γ€’999-3226
Kaminamai γ€’999-3204
Karuizawa γ€’999-3163
Kawaguchi γ€’999-3245
Kawasaki γ€’999-3145
Kitamachi γ€’999-3131
Kitamachi Honcho γ€’999-3151
Kubokawa γ€’999-3215
Kubote γ€’999-3166
Keyakinomori γ€’999-3241
Koana γ€’999-3237
Koya γ€’999-3115
Gongendo γ€’999-3111
Zao γ€’999-3113
Zaonomori γ€’999-3104
Sakaemachi γ€’999-3132
Sawacho γ€’999-3142
Sanbonmatsu γ€’999-3233
Shimonamai γ€’999-3202
Shobu γ€’999-3217
Shinkanaya γ€’999-3102
Shincho γ€’999-3152
Shinmachi γ€’999-3158
Shinyu γ€’999-3141
Sudaita γ€’999-3213
Sekine γ€’999-3221
Sengoku γ€’999-3122
Daimon γ€’999-3216
Tsuruhagicho γ€’999-3155
Togo γ€’999-3234
Tokamachi γ€’999-3153
Nakanamai γ€’999-3203
Nakayama γ€’999-3246
Nagashimizu γ€’999-3232
Nagano γ€’999-3114
Narage γ€’999-3225
Hayama γ€’999-3242
Haraguchi γ€’999-3212
Higashimachi γ€’999-3121
Futsukamachi γ€’999-3143
Benten γ€’999-3161
Hosoya γ€’999-3236
Magino γ€’999-3211
Matsuyama γ€’999-3146
Mikami γ€’999-3223
Misakicho γ€’999-3123
Minazawa γ€’999-3224
Minamimachi γ€’999-3135
Miharashinooka γ€’999-3107
Miyanowaki γ€’999-3201
Mujinamori γ€’999-3171
Motojonai γ€’999-3154
Yarai γ€’999-3134
Yumachi γ€’999-3156
Yokamachi γ€’999-3133
Yotsuya γ€’999-3162

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

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