Changed Name World

S.No General Knowledge – Old and New Name in World
1 The Ethiopia (East Africa) old name was Abyssinia
2 The Ankara (Turkey) old name was Angora
3 The Lesotho (South Africa) old name was Basutoland
4 The Jakarta (Indonesia) old name was Batavia
5 The Myanmar (Asia) old name was Burma
6 The Sri Lanka (South Asia) old name was Ceylon
7 The Oslo (Norway) old name was Christina
8 The Zaire (Central Africa) old name was Congo
9 The Istanbul (Turkey) old name was Constantinople
10 The Dhaka (Bangladesh) old name was Dacca
11 The Indonesia (South-East Asia) old name was Dutch East Indies
12 The Surinam (South America) old name was Dutch Guyana
13 The Tokyo old name was Edo
14 The Tuvalu (South Pacific Ocean) old name was Ellice Islands
15 The Taiwan (East Asia) old name was Formosa
16 The Ghana (West Africa) old name was Gold Coast
17 The Kalaallit Nunaat old name was Greenland
18 The The Netherlands (West Europe) old name was Holland
19 The Cambodia (Asia) old name was Kampuchea
20 The Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo) old name was Leopoldville
21 The Iraq (South-West Asia) old name was Mesopotamia
22 The Lahore (Pakistan) old name was Mahmoodpur
23 The Vanuatu (South Pacific Ocean) old name was New Hebrides
24 The Japan (East Asia) old name was Nippon
25 The Zambia (South-Central Africa) old name was Northern Rhodesia
26 The Malawi (South-Central Africa) old name was Nyasaland
27 The Tripoli (North Africa) old name was Oea
28 The Beijing (China) old name was Peking
29 The Iran (South-West Asia) old name was Persia
30 The Yangon (Myanmar) old name was Rangoon
31 The Islamabad (Pakistan) old name was Raj Shahi
32 The Zimbabwe (South-Central Africa) old name was Rhodesia
33 The Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) old name was Saigon
34 The Harare (Zimbabwe) old name was Salisbury
35 The Hawaiian Islands (The United States) old name was Sandwich Wands
36 The Thailand (Asia) old name was Siam
37 The Namibia (South-West) old name was South West Africa
38 The Equatorial Guinea (West Africa) old name was Spanish Guinea
39 The Volgograd (Russia) old name was Stalingrad
40 The Tanzania (South-East Africa) old name was Tanganyika & Zanzibar
41 The Zürich (Switzerland) old name was Turicum