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Recent Geographic Changes

Can you name these changes to the world map that have happened in the past few years?
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Last updated: June 20, 2019
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Year
Date
Change
Answer
2019
March 20
This city was renamed to Nur-Sultan
Astana
February 12
This country adds an extra word to its name
North Macedonia
2018
December 24
Burundi changes its capital from Bujumbura to this
Gitega
July 9
A 20-year border dispute between two African countries is resolved. Name one of these countries.
Ethiopia/Eritrea
April 19
Swaziland changes its name to this
Eswatini
February 2
A disputed piece of land on the San Juan River belongs to this country
Costa Rica
2017
June 24
Egypt gives Sanafir Island and Tiran Island to this country
Saudi Arabia
February 21
The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic becomes the Artsakh Republic, but is still considered part of this country
Azerbaijan
2016
May 2
The Czech Republic changes its English name to this
Czechia
2015
November 12
Pakistan leases Gwadar Port to this country
China
June 6
India exchanges many enclaves with this nation
Bangladesh
May 8
A solution is reached with a border dispute between Niger and this bordering country
Burkina Faso
March 21
This city is declared the capital of Yemen
Aden
2014
March 18
This territory is annexed by Russia
Crimea
2013
October 24
Cape Verde decrees that this is its official english name
Cabo Verde
July 27
The United Federated States of Bangsamoro Republik declares independence from the Philippines, and claims large portions of this island as well.
Borneo
2012
November 29
The U.N declares this state a "non-member observer state"
Palestine
April 6
Azawad declares independence from this African Nation
Mali
2011
December 31
Tokelau and this country switch to become on the opposite side of the International Date Line
Samoa
July 9
This country obtains independence
South Sudan
March 31
This Indian Ocean island becomes a French Department
Mayotte
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Jun 20, 2019
nice!