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Countries by Their Former Name

Can you name each country based off of the former name given?
If it took up more than one country, the answer is where the capital was at the time
Joseon is an exception, where there are two possible answers
Quiz by JPin8497
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Last updated: April 22, 2020
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First submittedMarch 19, 2020
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Former Name
Current Name
Soviet Union
Russia
Persia
Iran
Qing
China
Siam
Thailand
Burma
Myanmar
Zaire
DR Congo
Dahomey
Benin
Malagasy
Madagascar
Ottoman
Turkey
Tanganyika
Tanzania
Former Name
Current Name
Ceylon
Sri Lanka
Swaziland
Eswatini
United Arab Republic
Egypt
Upper Volta
Burkina Faso
Hejaz and Nejd
Saudi Arabia
Rome
Italy
Joseon
North Korea/South Korea
Kampuchea
Cambodia
New Grenada
Colombia
North German Confederation
Germany
2 Comments
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Level 25
Mar 20, 2020
GREAT QUIZ
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Level 50
Mar 12, 2023
Madagascar should be Imerina