African countries that have switched their names

Enter the country's current name.
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Last updated: January 22, 2015
First submittedNovember 11, 2014
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Abyssinia
Ethiopia
Afars and Issas
Djibouti
Basutoland
Lesotho
Bechuanaland
Botswana
Dahomey
Benin
French Guinea
Guinea
French Sudan
Mali
German Southwest Africa
Namibia
Gold Coast
Ghana
Grain Coast
Liberia
Malagasy Republic
Madagascar
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Northern Rhodesia
Zambia
Nyasaland
Malawi
Portuguese East Africa
Mozambique
Portuguese Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Southern Rhodesia
Zimbabwe
Spanish Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
Tanganyika
Tanzania
Upper Volta
Burkina Faso
Urundi
Burundi
Zaire
Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Level 74
Nov 12, 2014
Nice quiz, but would it be better to use the yellow box? Otherwise people can just type in all the African countries they know without having to look at the clues.
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Level 71
Nov 12, 2014
And where is Upper Volta? (Yes, I know, up the Volta River, but you know what I mean). And Tanganyika? And Portuguese Guinea?
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Level 49
Nov 14, 2014
Thank you for your input, all 3 that you mentioned are here now.
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Level 62
Dec 24, 2017
This quiz should be featured!