Countries former names#4

Can you name these countries former names
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Last updated: May 15, 2017
First submittedMay 13, 2017
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Current name
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Moldova
Moldovia
Namibia
South West Africa
Netherlands
United Provinces
Oman
Muscat and Oman
Samoa
Western Samoa
Current name
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Sri Lanka
Ceylon
Suriname
Dutch Guyana
Thailand
Siam
Tuvalu
Ellice Islands
Vanuatu
New Hebrides
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May 13, 2017
Holland refers to the County of Holland which was roughly the modern provinces of North and South Holland. What we know as the Netherlands today was formerly known as the United Provinces or the Low Countries.