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Tuesday, 27 December 2011 03:34

NEW NAMES

OLD NAMES

Afghanistan

Bactria, Ariana, Khorasan

Angola

Portuguese West Africa

Cocos Island (Australia)

Keeling Islands

Kirtimati (Australia)

Christmas Islands

Bangaldesh

East Pakistan

Belarus

Byelorussia (While Russia)

Belize

British Honduras

Benin

Dahomey

Botswana

Bechuanaland

Bander Seri Begawan (Brunei)

Brunei Town

Burkina Faso

Upper Volta

Cambodia

Kampuchea, Khmer Republic

Banjul

Bathurst

Chad

French Equitorial Africa

Beijing

Peking

Zaire

Belgian Congo

Costa Rica

Rich Coast

Kalaallit Nunaat

Greenland

Nuuk

Godthab

Congo

Zaire

Dijbouti

French Somaliland, French Territory of Affairs and Issas

Euitorial Guinea

Spanish Guinea

Malabar (Eq. Guinea)

Santa Isabel

Bioko (Eq. Guinea)

Fernando Po

Ethiopia

Abyssinia

Tbilisi

Tiflis

Ghana

Gold Coast

Guinea Bissau

Portuguese Guinea

Guyana

British Guinea

Haiti

Hispaniola

Hanoi

Kecho

Iceland

Lyoveldio Island (a.k.a.)

Indonesia

Dutch (Netherlands) East Indies

Indonesian Borneo

Kalimantan

Iran

Persia

Iraq

Mesopatamia

Astana

Akmola (a.k.a.), Tselinograd, Almaata

Kiribati

Gilbert Islands

Banaba (Keribati)

Ocean Islands

Laos

Lanxang

Harare

Salisbury

HoChi Minch City

Saigon

Istanbul

Constantinople, Byzantium

Jakarta

Batavia

Kinshasa

Leopoldville

Lesotho

Basutoland

Vinus (Lithuania)

Vilna

Madagascar

Malagasy Republic

Malawi

Nyasaland

Maldives

Maldive Islands

Mali

Sudanese Republic

Micronesia

Caroline Islands

Chisinau (Moldova)

Kishinev

Mozambique

Portuguese East Africa

Myanmar

Burma

Namibia

South West Africa

Nauru

Pleasant Islands

Oslo

Christiana

Western Sahara

Saharwi Arab Democratic Republic

Stalingrad

Volvograd

St. Petersburg

Leningrad, Petrograd

Tshwane

Pretoria

Suriname

Dutch Guyana

Switzerland

Helvitia

Melanesia

Black Islands

Taiwan

Formosa

Tanzania

United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar

Tasmania

Van Diemen’s Island

Thailand

Siam

Togo

Togoland

Tuvalu

Elice Islands

Tonga

Friendly Islands (a.k.a.)

Ashkhabad (Turkmenistan)

Poltoratsk

Vanuatu

New Herbrides

Yangon

Rangoon

UAE

Trucial Islands

Zambia

Northern Rhodesia

Zimbabwe

Southern Rhodesia

Atlanta (USA)

Terminus, Marthasville

Bermuda

Somers Islands

Cape of Good Hope

Cape of Storms

Da Nang (Vietnam)

Tourane

Gdansk (Polant)

Danzig

Maramba (Zambia)

Livingstone

Mizoram

Lushal Hills

Newyork City

New Amsterdam

Pinang (Malaysia)

George Town

San Francisco (USA)

Yerba Buena