Old Place Names Quiz

Enter the current name of the given places. NOTE: At least one given does not have an exact modern day counterpart. In this case the closest modern counterpart will be the answer.
Quiz by ilustrado
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Last updated: March 7, 2017
First submittedJuly 8, 2016
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Average score40.9%
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Old Name
Current Name
Alexandria in Arachosia
Kandahar
Alma-Ata
Almaty
Angora
Ankara
Bangalore
Bengaluru
Batavia
Jakarta
Bombay
Mumbai
Byzantium/Constantinople
Istanbul
Calcutta
Kolkata
Canton
Guangzhou
Danzig
Gdansk
Edo
Tokyo
Erivan
Yerevan
Leopoldville
Kinshasa
Kishinev
Chișinău
Königsberg
Kaliningrad
Kristiania
Oslo
Leningrad/Petrograd
St. Petersburg
Madras
Chennai
Neapolis
Naples
New Amsterdam
New York
Odessos
Odessa
Peking
Beijing
Old Name
Current Name
Pishpek/Frunze
Bishkek
Poltoratsk
Ashgabat
Poona
Pune
Pondicherry
Puducherry
Saigon
Ho Chi Minh City
Salisbury
Harare
Stalingrad
Volgograd
Tiflis
Tbilisi
Abyssinia
Ethiopia
Burma
Myanmar
Ceylon
Sri Lanka
Formosa
Taiwan
Hejaz Vilayet
Saudi Arabia
Kampuchea
Cambodia
Mesopotamia
Iraq
Moldavian SSR
Moldova
Siam
Thailand
Persia
Iran
Rhodesia
Zimbabwe
Tanganyika and Zanzibar
Tanzania
Tripolitania
Libya
Zaire
Congo
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Level 75
Aug 16, 2016
Nice quiz.
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Level 65
Aug 18, 2016
Thanks Jerry!