Ube (宇部市) is a city in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, recognized for its industrial heritage and commitment to environmental sustainability. Established as a coal mining town, Ube has transformed into a center for chemical manufacturing, with Ube Industries playing a pivotal role in its economy. The city is also known for its green initiatives, exemplified by the Ube Green Network, and the biennial UBE Biennale, Japan's oldest outdoor sculpture competition. Ube combines its industrial prowess with a focus on art, culture, and environmental preservation, making it a unique and dynamic city.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Ube

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District Postal Code
Aioichō 〒755-0043
Agejō 〒755-0801
Asahimachi 〒755-0041
Ashigawachi 〒757-0211
Asutopia 〒755-0152
Arase 〒759-0131
Ichiibara 〒754-1314
Inōchō 〒755-0055
Imadomi 〒757-0212
Imamurakita 〒755-0155
Imamuraminami 〒755-0154
Iwahanachō 〒755-0810
Uemachi 〒755-0051
Utsugiono 〒754-1312
Unoshimachō 〒755-0062
Uryūno 〒759-0135
Ōshōji 〒755-0076
Okiube 〒755-0001
Okinodan 〒759-0202
Okumagura 〒757-0213
Ono 〒754-1311
Ondachō 〒755-0023
Kainanchō 〒755-0038
Kamiube 〒755-0091
Kamino Nakachō 〒755-0092
Kamiharachō 〒755-0022
Kameura 〒755-0002
Kawakami 〒755-0084
Kawazoe 〒755-0074
Kitaoba Yamachō 〒755-0081
Kitakotoshiba 〒755-0036
Kitasako Shinmachi 〒755-0093
Kitajō 〒755-0802
Kida 〒759-0136
Kiwanami 〒759-0207
Kusae 〒755-0004
Kurumaji 〒759-0133
Kuroishikita 〒759-0213
Kōnankita 〒759-0209
Kōnanchūō 〒759-0212
Kogushi 〒755-0067
Gojūme Yamachō 〒755-0005
Kotozakichō 〒755-0075
Kotoshibachō 〒755-0033
Kotobukichō 〒755-0032
Komatsu Barachō 〒755-0066
Saiwaimachi 〒755-0012
Sasayamachō 〒755-0015
Shibanakachō 〒755-0017
Shima 〒755-0047
Shimojō 〒755-0048
Shōwachō 〒755-0011
Shintenchō 〒755-0029
Shinmachi 〒755-0044
Suenobu 〒759-0123
Suehirochō 〒755-0014
Sukedachō 〒755-0054
Tanai 〒759-0121
Chūōchō 〒755-0045
Tsunefujichō 〒755-0021
Tsumazaki Gaisaku 〒759-0204
Terano Maechō 〒755-0078
Tokiwadai 〒755-0097
Tokiwachō 〒755-0031
Tokonami 〒755-0153
Nakaube 〒755-0086
Nakao 〒755-0073
Nakano Gaisaku 〒759-0203
Nakamura 〒755-0072
Nakayama 〒755-0058
Nabekurachō 〒755-0064
Nishiu Bekita 〒759-0211
Nishiu Beminami 〒759-0208
Nishio Kinoyama 〒759-0205
Nishikajigaeshi 〒755-0037
Nishikichō 〒755-0018
Nishikibe 〒757-0402
Nishikiwa 〒755-0151
Nishikogushi 〒755-0049
Nishikotoshiba 〒755-0035
Nishinakachō 〒755-0053
Nishihirabara 〒755-0808
Nishihonmachi 〒755-0052
Nishimagura 〒757-0214
Nishimomoyama 〒755-0069
Nyoiji 〒754-1315
Numa 〒755-0085
Nonaka 〒755-0025
Nobara 〒755-0024
Norisada 〒755-0003
Hachiō Jichō 〒755-0007
Hamada 〒755-0806
Hamachō 〒755-0065
Higashioba Yamachō 〒755-0082
Higashikajigaeshi 〒755-0039
Higashikibe 〒757-0401
Higashikiwa 〒755-0241
Higashikogushi 〒755-0068
Higashikotoshiba 〒755-0034
Higashishibanakachō 〒755-0016
Higashishinkawachō 〒755-0019
Higashisue 〒759-0206
Higashihirabara 〒755-0807
Higashifujimagari 〒755-0803
Higashihonmachi 〒755-0028
Higashimagura 〒757-0215
Higashimi Zomechō 〒755-0009
Hiraki 〒755-0096
Hirakidai 〒755-0094
Hirose 〒759-0124
Fujigōchi 〒754-1313
Fujimagari 〒755-0057
Funaki 〒757-0216
Furoga Sakochō 〒755-0095
Bunkyōdai 〒755-0805
Bunkyōchō 〒755-0056
Matsuzakichō 〒755-0809
Matsushimachō 〒755-0042
Matsuyamachō 〒755-0026
Misakichō 〒755-0006
Minatomachi 〒755-0027
Minamioba Yamachō 〒755-0083
Minamikogushi 〒755-0046
Minaminaka Yamachō 〒755-0804
Minamihamachō 〒755-0063
Miyajichō 〒755-0071
Myōjinchō 〒755-0008
Meijimachi 〒755-0013
Yahagi 〒757-0217
Yamakado 〒755-0077
Yamanaka 〒759-0132
Yamano Techō 〒759-0201
Yoshimi 〒759-0122
Yoshiwa 〒759-0134
Wakamatsuchō 〒755-0061

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

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