History g.k.

Old name- New Name1. CEYLON – SRILANKA

2. PERSIA – IRAN

3. FORMOSA – TAIWAN

4. GOLD COAST – GHANA

5. SOUTH RHODESIA – ZIMBABWE

6. MESOPOTAMIA – IRAQ

7. NORTH RHODESIA – ZAMBIA

8. HOLLAND – NETHERLANDS

9. DUTCH EAST INDIES – INDONESIA

10. BURMA – MYANMAR

11. ABYSSINIA – ETHIOPIA

12. SOUTH WEST AFRICA- NAMIBIA

13. ZAIRE – CONGO

14. NIPPON – JAPAN

15. FRENCH SUDAN – MALI

16. MALAYA – MALAYSIA

17. ASIA MINOR- TURKEY

18. SIAM – THAILAND

19. KAMPUCHEA; Khmer – CAMBODIA

20. DUTCH GUYANA – SURINAME

21. British Honduras = BELIZE

22. Bechuanaland = BOTSWANA

23. French Somaliland = DJIBOUTI

24. Lanxang = LAOS

25. Basutoland = LESOTHO

26. Nyasaland = MALAWI

27. Santa Isable = MALABO

28. Pleasant Island = NAURU

29. Volgograd = STALINGARD

30. Dahomey = BENIN

31. Upper Volta = BURKINA FASO

32. Togoland = TOGO

33. East Pakistan = Bangladesh

34. Transjordan = Jordan

35. Belorussia = Belarus

36. Ottoman Empire = Turkey

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