Former Colonies

Guess the modern day names of these former colonies
Multiple answers are listed in alphabetical order (of short names of countries)
Answers in red boxes are not sovereign countries
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AFRICA
 
Colonial Name
Current Name
French West Africa
Dahomey
Benin
Upper Volta
Burkina Faso
French ------
Guinea
----- -----
Ivory Coast
French Sudan
Mali
----------
Mauritania
-----
Niger
-------
Senegal
Portuguese Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Gold Coast
Ghana
British Togoland
French Togoland
Togo
British -------
Nigeria
British Cameroons
Northern Cameroons
Southern Cameroons
Cameroon
French Cameroun
French Equatorial Africa
Oubangui-Chari
Central African Republic
----
Chad
French -----
Republic of the Congo
-----
Gabon
Ruanda-Urundi
Burundi
Rwanda
Spanish Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
French Somaliland
Djibouti
British Somaliland
Somalia
Italian Somaliland
Zanzibar
Tanzania
Tanganyika
Northern Rhodesia
Zambia
Southern Rhodesia
Zimbabwe
Bechuanaland
Botswana
South West Africa
Namibia
Nyasaland
Malawi
Basutoland
Lesotho
Cape of Good Hope
South Africa
Natal
Orange River
Transvaal
 
AMERICA
 
Netherlands Antilles
-----
Aruba
-------
Curaçao
---- -------
Sint Maarten
Caribbean Netherlands
Bonaire
Saba
Sint Eustatius
Dutch Guiana
Suriname
British Guiana
Guyana
British Honduras
Belize
British Leeward Islands
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Montserrat
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Virgin Islands
British Windward Islands
Dominica
Grenada
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
 
ASIA
 
Aden
Yemen
Federation of South Arabia
Trucial States
United Arab Emirates
French Indochina
Cambodia
Laos
Vietnam
North Borneo
Malaysia
Malayan Union
Sarawak
Netherlands New Guinea
Indonesia
Dutch East Indies
 
OCEANIA
 
Gilbert and Ellice Islands
Kiribati
Tokelau
Tuvalu
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Marshall Islands
Federated States of Micronesia
Northern Mariana Islands
Palau
New Hebrides
Vanuatu
Queensland
Australia
New South Wales
Victoria
Tasmania
South ---------
Western ---------
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Level 68
Mar 7, 2017
I thought this was a really good quiz idea. I think it could use a little more time, though.
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Level 95
Mar 7, 2017
Thanks! A little extra time added.