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Differences between google domains in different countries

We are getting different results for the same search words at different countries.

How can i get the google results for the same key words as if am in different countries..

in other words,

            how can i get different country google results??
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Have you tried using the Google URL local to those countries? e.g. ww.google.com.au for Australia.

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If you are getting redirected to you local top level domain when entering a different country's URL, you can simply append /ncr to the URL, which stands for "no country redirect", e. g. google.it/ncr will give you the Italian Google page. –  Axel Knauf Feb 22 '11 at 10:52
    
It is doubtful that this will actually give geo-targeted results, though, and not only the local search page. –  Pekka 웃 Feb 22 '11 at 12:27
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It wouldn't really make sense for Google not to give you geo-targeted results for that country though. Otherwise, there'd be no way for someone on vacation in a different country to get search results for their country. There'd also be no point in giving internet users multiple Google domains to access. After all, if a user goes to google.it, then it's pretty obvious they want to search mainly for Italian content regardless of where they are physically. –  Lèse majesté Feb 22 '11 at 12:57

As far as I know, it is not possible to simulate this, especially seeing as search results are often local not only to the country, but to the region or city as well.

I think professional SEO companies use proxied internet connections to get local search results.

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Do you have any sources for the claim that Google results are geotargeted to cities? Because I frequently share SERP links with people in other parts of the U.S., and they always seem to see the same results as I do. –  Lèse majesté Feb 22 '11 at 13:03
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@Lèse they definitely do, at least here in Germany. I get local results all the time when I enter e.g. "Carpenter" or "Cinema" or the name of a well-known movie: i.imgur.com/SJ7BF.png However, admittedly, those are always clearly marked as local results, they do not get mixed in with the search results. –  Pekka 웃 Feb 22 '11 at 13:10
    
Ah, I thought you meant the entire SERP is geotargeted to your city. Yea, I suppose those results would not be available if you're searching Google.de from overseas. Though I remember Google/ig allowing you to select a home location. I wonder if it would use that to provide local results for when you're accessing the search from outside the country. –  Lèse majesté Feb 22 '11 at 13:30