Old and New Names of Some Countries – General Knowledge 2017

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New Name
East Pakistan Bangladesh
Peking Beijing
Kampuchea Cambodia
Abyssinia Ethiopia
Gold Coast Ghana
Salisbury Harare
Dutch East Indies Indonesia
Persia/Mesopotamia Iran
Constantinople/Byzaiu Istanbul
Batavia Jakarta
Nippon Japan
Malaya Malaysia
Burma Myanmar
Ceylon Sri Lanka
Leningrad St petersburg
Formosa Taiwan
Siam Thailand
Togoland Togo
Egypt United Arab Republic
Rangoon Yangon
Congo Zaire
Northern Rhodesia Zambia
Southern rhodesia Zimbabwe