troubleshooting Question

England UK address returns lat and long for USA from Google geocoding

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Ian WhiteFlag for Australia asked on
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I geocode an address below and get lat and long for the same town name in
North Carolina USA> I have tried +GB and +UK  . Other countries are ok but problems for UK
The CF code is fine - it just appears google is giving funny results.  Durham England UK gets lat long for Durham in NC USA. So what do I need to do with the data?

location = Ludworth,County Durham,England+UK
Returns
lat = 54.7665696
long = -1.4377006

Code:
</cfoutput>

<!--- function to decode the return from google --->
<cfinclude template = "jsondecode.cfm">
<cfoutput>
<cfhttp method="get"
        url="http://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/geocode/json?address=#urlencodedformat(location)#&sensor=false"
        resolveurl="no">
</cfhttp>
<cfset GeoCodeLattitude = jsondecode(cfhttp.FileContent).results[1].geometry.location.lat />
<cfset GeoCodeLongitude = jsondecode(cfhttp.FileContent).results[1].geometry.location.lng />
</cfoutput>
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