Yonezawa (米沢市) is a city in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, renowned for its historical significance and cultural heritage. It is famous for being the home of the Uesugi Clan, with attractions such as the Uesugi Shrine and the Matsugasaki Park. The city is also known for its high-quality beef, Yonezawa beef, which is a major draw for culinary tourism. Additionally, Yonezawa hosts the annual Uesugi Festival, featuring a reenactment of the historical Battle of Kawanakajima. The city’s rich history and cultural offerings make it a notable destination in the region.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Yonezawa

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District Postal Code
Aioicho 〒992-0032
Akakuzure 〒992-1406
Akashibamachi 〒992-0075
Asagawa 〒992-0112
Azusagawa 〒992-0115
Azumacho 〒992-0034
Arukadia 〒992-0119
Izumimachi 〒992-0063
Itaya 〒992-1331
Iritazawa 〒992-1583
Ekimae 〒992-0027
Ogoya 〒992-1204
Osawa 〒992-1203
Otamachi 〒992-0035
Odaira 〒992-1462
Omachi 〒992-0031
Onogawamachi 〒992-0076
Kajimachi 〒992-0014
Kasuga 〒992-0044
Kanaike 〒992-0012
Kaminiida 〒992-0118
Kawai 〒992-0117
Kawaikoji 〒992-0016
Kanbara 〒992-1582
Kibamachi 〒992-0058
Kiwada 〒992-0114
Kuchitazawa 〒992-1581
Kubotamachi Kubota 〒992-0003
Kubotamachi Koze 〒992-0004
Kubotamachi Higashiemata 〒992-0001
Kubotamachi Fujiizumi 〒992-0005
Kubotamachi Yanome 〒992-0002
Gobyo 〒992-0055
Sakaemachi 〒992-0013
Sakuragicho 〒992-0017
Sasano 〒992-1443
Sasano Honcho 〒992-1445
Sasanomachi 〒992-1441
Shioiimachi Shiono 〒992-0042
Shioiimachi Miyai 〒992-0041
Shiono 〒992-0043
Shinobumachi 〒992-0046
Shimokosuge 〒992-0081
Shimoniida 〒992-0111
Shimohanazawa 〒992-0023
Josei 〒992-0054
Jonan 〒992-0038
Johoku 〒992-0051
Shobutsumachi 〒992-1444
Suginomemachi 〒992-0064
Sumomoyama 〒992-1461
Seki 〒992-1472
Sekine 〒992-1205
Sekimachi 〒992-1473
Takei 〒992-0116
Tatsumachi 〒992-0015
Tateishi 〒992-1471
Tateyama 〒992-0072
Tateyama Yagomachi 〒992-0071
Chuo 〒992-0045
Tsunagi 〒992-1474
Toyamamachi 〒992-0066
Torimachi 〒992-0025
Tokumachi 〒992-0047
Naoesekitei 〒992-1446
Naoecho 〒992-0056
Nakadamachi 〒992-0011
Nagate 〒992-0113
Narushimamachi 〒992-0057
Nishiodori 〒992-0059
Hachimanpara 〒992-1128
Hanazawa 〒992-0021
Hanazawacho 〒992-0022
Banseicho Ushimori 〒992-1127
Banseicho Katako 〒992-1125
Banseicho Kanaya 〒992-1124
Banseicho Kariyasu 〒992-1121
Banseicho Kuwayama 〒992-1123
Banseicho Zusayama 〒992-1122
Banseicho Tatsuzawa 〒992-1201
Banseicho Doumori 〒992-1126
Higashi 〒992-0026
Higashi Odori 〒992-0024
Hirohatamachi Osawa 〒992-0087
Hirohatamachi Okinaka 〒992-0085
Hirohatamachi Oyamada 〒992-0082
Hirohatamachi Kamikosuge 〒992-0084
Hirohatamachi Kyozuka 〒992-0086
Hirohatamachi Narushima 〒992-0083
Bukiyashikimachi 〒992-0073
Fukuda 〒992-0036
Fukudamachi 〒992-0033
Furushidamachi 〒992-0065
Hosenmachi 〒992-1442
Horikawacho 〒992-0061
Honcho 〒992-0037
Matsugasaki 〒992-0053
Marunouchi 〒992-0052
Misawa 〒992-1202
Minami Haraishigakimachi 〒992-1453
Minami Harainawashiromachi 〒992-1455
Minami Harasasanomachi 〒992-1451
Minami Harashinmachi 〒992-1454
Minami Harayokoborimachi 〒992-1452
Montomachi 〒992-0039
Yanazawa 〒992-0077
Yarai 〒992-0074
Rinsenji 〒992-0062
Rokugomachi Kiribara 〒992-0091
Rokugomachi Todoroki 〒992-0094
Rokugomachi Nagahashi 〒992-0096
Rokugomachi Nishiemata 〒992-0092
Rokugomachi Nishifujiizumi 〒992-0093
Rokugomachi Hitotsurushi 〒992-0095

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

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