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    Why would a UK postcode be treated as a US placename for Google Maps API?

    I have a map search function on my site, but when I try to make the API show the postcode "M3 2PN" - it shows me a place in North America?

    No other postcode does that for me. What's so special about that one?

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    If you look here:

    http://www.claimsheaven.co.uk/local/...anchester&pt=5

    and zoom out. You'll see one firm pegged in North America for the postcode M3 2PN. Why is it all the way over there?
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    When I make the postcode M32PN (without the space in the middle) Google API finds it just fine. What is wrong with the postcode M3 2PN when it comes to Google API?
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    It depends where in North America this place is (I don’t see any on the website you linked) but Canada has similar postal codes, I think, so possibly there is some overlapping here?
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postal_codes_in_Canada


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