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Old Country Names

Enter the modern day names of the countries listed.
Quiz by LBA
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Last updated: July 18, 2014
First submittedJuly 18, 2014
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Old Name
New Name
Upper Volta
Burkina Faso
Zaire
Democratic Republic of Congo
Rhodesia
Zimbabwe
New Holland
Australia
Belize
British Honduras
Northern Rhodesian
Zambia
New Hebrides
Vanuatu
Old Name
New Name
Siam
Thailand
Basutoland
Lesotho
Mesopotamia
Iraq
Iberia
Georgia
Portuguese Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Byelorussia
Belarus
Gaul
France
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level 55
Jul 18, 2014
Please accept Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo (instead of DRC). And it's strange that we have to find the actual names of these countries, except for Belize!
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level 53
Jul 18, 2014
I think you have 'Belize' and 'British Honduras' the wrong way around... Kept thinking "But that's what it's called nowadays, no?"
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level 68
Aug 18, 2016
Agree with Ponnuki - WRONG!!!!!
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level 38
Jul 31, 2018
British Honduras is now known as BELIZE.
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level 73
Oct 9, 2018
Has London reasserted control over Belize?