Another Google Border Fail

The Local reports how Google Maps has annexed part of the German city of Emden to the Netherlands.

For more than a year, the Emden city council has been trying to get back its harbour, most of which Google Maps places under   Dutch sovereignty.

This is how Google Maps shows the border:

Google Germany-Netherlands Border Fail

Here’s Bing getting it right.

Bing Maps Win


In his best “diplomatic German,” Google spokesman Stefan Keuchel told Süddeutsche Zeitung that the company tries to create the most accurate maps possible by consulting a wide variety of sources.

“We’re working on it,” he said.

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