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Geography GK Changed Name of Important Cities, States & Countries

Old & New Names of Cities, States & Countries Around the World > GK [PDF]

Changed names of cities states and countries

Here is a List of important Cities, States & Countries with old and new name : These geography general knowledge are very important for various competitive examinations specially government jobs.

Dear reader, please remember these important cities, states and countries which have changed their name.

 Old NameNew Name
British GuianaGuyana
Cape Canaveral Cape Kennedy
Ceylon Sri Lanka
Christina Oslo
 Congo Zaire
Dutch East IndiesIndonesia
East Timor Loro Sae
 Formosa Taiwan
 Gold Coast Ghana
 Holland Netherlands
 Kampuchea Cambodia
 Madagascar Malagasy
 Malaya Malaysia
 Mesopotamia Iraq
 Nippon Japan
 Northern Rhodesia Zambia
 Nayasaland Malawi
 Peking Beijing
 Persia Iran
 Rhodesia Zimbabwe
 Saigon Ho Chi Minh City
 Sandwich Wands Hawaiian Island
 Siam Thailand
 South West Africa Namibia
 Tanganyika and Zanzibar Tanzania
 Decca Dhaka

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