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Google mess up my address.

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I enter my business address using my language(Thai). Google or someone change some part of it to English. I tried to change it back, but it did not work. The correct address is "30/7 หมู่ 3 ถนนสุราษฎร์-พุนพิน ตำบลวัดประดู่ อำเภอเมืองสุราษฎร์ธานี สุราษฎร์ธานี 84000, Thailand". The "Thailand" at the last is acceptable for me. But now, my address(the wrong one) is "30/7 หมู่ 3 ถนนสุราษฎร์-พุนพิน ตำบลวัดประดู่ Mueang Surat Thani District, Surat Thani 84000, Thailand". The first part is Thai, but the second part is English. This make my business look like an idiot.

My business name : บริษัทเทคโนโลยี อินสตรูเมนท์ จำกัด (สาขาสุราษฎร์ธานี)
business address : 30/7 หมู่ 3 ถนนสุราษฎร์-พุนพิน ตำบลวัดประดู่ อำเภอเมืองสุราษฎร์ธานี สุราษฎร์ธานี 84000, Thailand
Tel No. : +66 77 200 012
Google+ URL : https://plus.google.com/104406876588970236029/about?gmbpt=true&hl=en&_ga=1.89755417.364910512.147632...

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@บรษทเทคโนโลย อ

 

would you please mind taking a look onto my screenshaot and and this link showing your business and telling me whats worong with it:

 

Screenshot 2016-10-14 at 11.55.41.png

 

 

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Thank you for reply. By following your link, there is nothing wrong. But when I look at my place on Google Map by myself, this is what I see :

Map.jpg

 

I think that you will see the same, if you click this link. By following your link, there is a "?hl=th" at the end of the url. But for mine, it is a "?hl=en". Without "?hl=" specificed, I think it depends on browser setting(or maybe something else). So, I should use your url in my website, but someone will see the "hl=en" version anyway. I'm not sure this is OK for me.

 

These are pictures from Google My Business. You will see the english part on the address. Both "hl=en" and "hl=th" show me the same. Before Google change it, it is all Thai, regardless of "hl="

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Google mess up my address.

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@บรษทเทคโนโลย อ

 

you are spot on!

 

the link I provided to GMaps is made in Thai User Interface (hl=th) and your link showing the address partially in English is a link  in English User Interface (hl=en)

 

Any User worldwide using GMAps in Thai User Interface (hl=th) will get the address displayed as with my screenshot and any user not using the Thai User Interface will see it differently.

 

 

this is an intended difference and I don't consider it "Google is messing up your address" 

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Thank you very much. So, I have no choice, but accept this as a solution. ^-^


I have one more question. This is what I got when I changed "hl=en" to "hl=th".

thai.png

 

It is a little bit difference from yours("ไทย" vs "ประเทศไทย"), and I prefer "ประเทศไทย". How can I do this? I have the other 6 places to do. This is my step to get the url :
- login to Google My Businees.
- click "MANAGE LOCATION" (from Card view).
- click "INFO".
- click "Google Maps".
- change the url from "hl=en" to "hl=th".
- get the short url.

Google mess up my address.

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you are using "https://www.google.com/maps/place/blablabla..."

 

Using instead of .com this URL

https://www.google.com/maps/place/%E0%B8%9A%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%B4%E0%B8%A9%E0%B8%B1%E0%B8%97+%E0%B9%80%E...

 

you should get the Thai word "ประเทศไทย" for Thailand

 

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I don't understand your advice. Your url is .com like mine. As far as I can see, a difference is "x30540728b8f311b9"(mine is "x0").

 

https://www.google.com/maps/place/%E0%B8%9A%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%B4%E0%B8%A9%E0%B8%B1%E0%B8%97+%E0%B9%80%E...x30540728b8f311b9:0xfc5c697c161521f2!8m2!3d9.110603!4d99.288355?hl=th

 

So, I tried to replace "x0" with "x30540728b8f311b9" in my other 6 urls. Four of them, I got "ประเทศไทย". But the other urls, I got "ไทย". These are my url :

https://goo.gl/maps/DB19VerzfZJ2 "ประเทศไทย"
https://goo.gl/maps/nQNcxpCh8in "ประเทศไทย"
https://goo.gl/maps/PLtVWgpTP3S2 "ประเทศไทย"
https://goo.gl/maps/Qg9EzgbSoJ22 "ประเทศไทย"

https://goo.gl/maps/gHJyVjAzCDS2 "ไทย"
https://goo.gl/maps/PnSUfB4oZCs "ไทย"

Google mess up my address.

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Yeah

 

this little difference between a difference is "x30540728b8f311b9" and your "x0" is little but important.

 

However I can't help much further as rendering the name of Thailand sometimes as " ไทย" and sometimes as "ประเทศไทย" has nothings to do with GoogleMyBusiness but its a rendering issue of GMap 

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Thanks anyway.☺