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Former Place Names of Countries and Cities

Current nameOld Name
EthiopiaAbyssinia
Ankara, TurkeyAngora, Turkey
Czech Republic and SlovakiaBohemia, Moravia, Chechoslovakia
Sri LankaCeylon
Istanbul, TurkeyConstantinople, Turkey
Beijing, ChinaPeking, China
IranPersia
IraqMesopotamia
ZimbabweSouthern Rhodesia
ZambiaNorthern Rhodesia
Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamSaigon, South Vietnam
St. Petersburg, RussiaPetrograd and Leningrad, Russia
ThailandSiam
TanzaniaTanganyika and Zanzibar, German East Africa
Democratic Republic of CongoZaire
NamibiaSouth-West Africa
MoldovaMoldavia
Burkina FasoUpper Volta
LibyaTripolitania and Cyrenaica
AlgeriaNumidia
MaliSudanese Republic
FranceGaul
Central African Republic, ChadFrench Equatorial Africa
Rwanda and BurundiGerman East Africa
China (north)Cathay
China (south)Mangi
VietnamCochin-China (south), Annam (central), Tonkin (north)
MyanmarBurma
Tokyo, JapanEdo
Korea (North and South)Choson
CambodiaKampuchea
TaiwanFormosa

 

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