Search for the term "birthplace of Buddha" on Google or Google Maps and you will be shocked to see that Google displays it as Uttar Pradesh, India in Google Maps. The marker which displays the Birthplace of Buddha points to a place in Uttar Pradesh inside the Indian territory. You can see the image below for detail OR search "birthplace of Buddha" in Google.com or maps.google.com.
Buddha was actually born in Lumbini in Nepal near the Indian border. The mistake by Google may not be intentional. But if they are not made aware of it, wrong message will be broadcasted all over the world. So, you can help to make it correct.
Help to correct this mistake :
1)Go to maps.google.com and search Birthplace of Buddha.
2)On left side you may find Birthplace of Buddha in bold below which its written Uttar Pradesh. Click on more info.
3)Click on edit this page at the top.
4) Type the place name as Birthplace of Buddha, choose the category, Change the place as Lumbini, Nepal and finally move the pointer in the map inside the boundary of Nepal.
5) Then save the changes.
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