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There are various important cities, states and Countries get their names changed in the course of time. This is the list which provides the details of all important Changed names of Cities, States and Countries.

List of Old and New Names of Countries and Cities in the World:

Old Name of City/State/Country New Name of City/State/Country
Abyssinia Ethiopia (East Africa)
Angora Ankara (Turkey)
Basutoland Lesotho (South Africa)
Batavia Jakarta (Indonesia)
Burma Myanmar (Asia)
Ceylon Sri Lanka (South Asia)
Christina Oslo (Norway)
Congo  Zaire (Central Africa)
Constantinople Istanbul (Turkey)
Dacca Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Dutch East Indies Indonesia (South-East Asia)
Dutch Guyana Surinam (South America)
Edo Tokyo
Ellice Islands Tuvalu (South Pacific Ocean)
Formosa Taiwan (East Asia)
Gold Coast Ghana (West Africa)
Greenland Kalaallit Nunaat
Holland The Netherlands (West Europe)
Kampuchea Cambodia (Asia)
Leopoldville Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Mesopotamia Iraq (South-West Asia)
Mahmoodpur Lahore (Pakistan)
New Hebrides Vanuatu (South Pacific Ocean)
Nippon Japan (East Asia)
Northern Rhodesia Zambia (South-Central Africa)
Nyasaland Malawi (South-Central Africa)
Oea Tripoli (North Africa)
Peking Beijing (China)
Persia Iran (South-West Asia)
Rangoon Yangon (Myanmar)
Raj Shahi Islamabad (Pakistan)
Rhodesia Zimbabwe (South-Central Africa)
Saigon Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
Salisbury Harare (Zimbabwe)
Sandwich Wands Hawaiian Islands (The United States)
Siam Thailand (Asia)
South West Africa Namibia (South-West)
Spanish Guinea Equatorial Guinea (West Africa)
Stalingrad Volgograd (Russia)
Tanganyika & Zanzibar Tanzania (South-East Africa)
Turicum Zürich (Switzerland)

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List of Old and New Names of Cities in India:

Old Name of City/State/Country New Name of City/State/Country
Bangalore Bengaluru
Madras Chennai
Calcutta Kolkata
Bombay Mumbai
Mangalore Mangaluru
Mysore Mysuru
Cawnpore Kanpur
Baroda Vadodra
Pataliputra Patna
Pondicherry Puducherry
Poona Pune
Trivandrum Thiruvananthapuram
Quilon Kollam
Aleppey Alappuzha
Cochin Kochi
Calicut Kozhikode
Palghat Palakkad
Trichur Thrissur
Cannanore Kannur
Saket Ayodhya
Umravti Amravati
Tanjore Thanjavur
Lakhnau Lucknow
Trichy Tiruchirappalli
Jeypore Jaipur
Orissa Odisha
Ootacamund Udhagamandalam
Panjim Panaji
Vizagapatam Visakhapatnam
Belgaum Belagavi
Hubli Hubballi
Gulbarga Kalburgi
Bijapur Vijayapura
Banaras Varanasi
Prayag Allahabad
Patliputra Patna
Bhagyanagar Hyderabad
Calcutta Kolkata
Calicut Kozhikode
Madras Chennai
Bombay Mumbai
Baroda Vadodara
Cochin Kochi
Benares Varanasi
Tuticorin Thoothukudi
Cape Comorin Kanya Kumari
Gulbarga Kalaburagi
Belgaum Belagavi
Bangalore Bengaluru
Mysore Mysuru
Tumkur Tumakuru

 

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  • August 21, 2018 at 2:29 am
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