Old and New Names of Cities, States and Countries

Old Name of City/State/CountryNew Name of City/State/Country
AbyssiniaEthiopia
AngoraAnkara
AurangabadSambhaji Nagar
BanarasVaranasi
BangaloreBengaluru
BarodaVadodra
BasutolandLesothe
BataviaJakarta
BechunalandBotswana
BombayMumbai
British GuianaGuyana
BurmaMyanmar
CalcuttaKolkata
CalicutKozhikode
Cape CanaveralCape Kennedy
CawnporeKanpur
Central ProvinceMadhya Pradesh
CeylonSri Lanka
ChristinaOslo
CochinKochi
CongoZaire
ConstantinopleIstanbul
DaccaDhaka
DahomeyBenin
Dutch East IndiesIndonesia
Dutch GuyanaSurinam
Ellice IslandsTuvalu
FormosaTaiwan
GauhatiGuwahati
Gold CoastGhana
HollandThe Netherlands
Ivory CoastCote D’Ivoire
JubbulporeJabalpur
JullundharJalandhar
KampucheaCambodia
LeopoldvilleKinshasa
MadrasChennai
MalayaMalaysia
ManchukuoManchuria
MesopotamiaIraq
NipponJapan
Northern RhodesiaZambia
NyasalandMalawi
OrissaOdisha
PalghatPalakkad
PanjimPanaji
PersiaIran
PekingBeijing
PetrogadLeningrad
PondicherryPuducherry
PoonaPune
QuilonKollam
RangoonYangon
SaigonHo Chi Minh City
SalisburyHarare
Sandwich IslandHawaiian Islands
SiamThailand
SimlaShimla
South West AfricaNamibia
Southern RhodesiaZimbabwe
Spanish GuineaEquatorial Guinea
The New HebridesVanuatu
UttaranchalUttarakhand
ZanzibarTanzania