Geography Quiz / Former Country Names

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Can you figure out the Present-Day countries from their former names?

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Former NamePresent-Day NameYear Changed
Abyssinia1974
Basutoland1966
British Honduras1973
Bechuanaland1966
Burma1989
Byelorussia1900s
Cape Colony, Batavian Republic1797, 1806
Ceylon1948
Dahomey1975
Dutch East Indies1945
Dutch Guiana1954
East Pakistan1971
Formosa1895
French Somaliland, Afars and Issacs Territory1967, 1977
French Sudan1960
Gold Coast1957
Former NamePresent-Day NameYear Changed
Grain Coast1800s-1900s
Kampuchea1979
Malagasy Republic1975
Mesopotamia1900s
Northern Rhodesia1964
Nyasaland1964
Persia1935
Portuguese East Africa1975
Siam1949
Southern Rhodesia1980
South-West Africa1915
Spanish Guinea1968
Tanganyika and Zanzibar1964
Transjordan1949
Upper Volta1984
Zaire1997

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