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CHANGED NAMES OF CITIES AND COUNTRIES

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
OCTOBER 25, 2012

   
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 CHANGED NAMES OF CITIES AND COUNTRIES

NEW NAME                          OLD NAME                                 

 

Japan                                      Nippon                                

 

Surinam                                 Dutch Guyana

 

Namibia                                 South-West Africa             

 

Iran                                        Persia

 

 Zambia                                 North Rhodesia                     

 

 Ethiopia                               Abyissinia

 

 Indonesia                            Dutch West Indies          

 

 Taiwan                                 Formosa

 

Ghana                                   Gold Coast                          

 

Thailand                              Siam

 

 Sri Lanka                             Ceylon                                  

 

Netherlands                         Holland

 

Burkina Faso                       Upper Volta                       

 

Istanbul                                Constantinopole

 

Iraq                                        Mesopotamia                    

 

Allahabad                             Prayag

 

Congo                                     Zaire                                   

 

Beijing                                    Peking

 

Thiruvananthpuram         Trivandrum                      

 

Myanmar                              Burma

 

Zimbabwe                             South Rhodesia                

 

Java                                        Swarandweep

 

Patna                                    Patliputra                          

 

Kolkata                                Calcutta

 

India                                     Jambudweep                     

 

Mumbai                                Bombay              

 

Gautam Budh Nagar         Noida

 

Yangoon                               Rangoon


 



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