Changed Names of Cities States and Countries

list of changed names of cities states and countries

There are various important cities, states and Countries get their names changed in the course of time. This is the list which provides the details of all important Changed names of Cities States and Countries.

Changed Names of Cities States and Countries : Indian Cities List

City New Name City Old Name
Alapuzha Alleppy
Varanasi Banaras
Bengaluru Banglore
Chennai Madras
Kakinada Cocanada
Guwahati Gauhati
Indore Ahilyanagri
Ramabai Nagar Kanpur Dehat
Kanyakumari Cape Comorin
 Kochi Cochin
Kolkata Fort William (then to Calcutta)
Kozhikode Calicut
Mangluru Mangalore
Mumbai Bombay
Mysuru Mysore
Warrangal Orugallu
Palakkad Palghat
Patna Patliputra
Prakasam Ongole, Andhra Pradesh
Thanjavur Tanjore
Thiruvananthapuram Trivendrum
Udagmandalam Ootacmund, Ooty
Ujjain Avantika
Vadodara Baroda
YSR District Cuddapah (then Kadapa)

 

Changed Names of Cities States and Countries : Indian States List

State New Name State Old Name
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad
Karnataka Mysore
Kerala Travancore
Lakshdweep Islands Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands
Madhya Pradesh Madhya Bharat
Odisha Orissa
Puducherry Pondicherry
Uttar Pradesh United Provinces

 

Changed Names of Cities States and Countries : Countries List

Country New Name Country Old Name
Ankara Angora
Bangladesh East Pakistan
Belize British Honduras
Benin Dahomey
Botswana Bechuanaland
Cape Kennedy Cape Canaveral
Ethiopia Abyssinia
Ghana Gold Coast
Guinea French Guinea
Guinea Bissau Portuguese Guinea
Indonesia Dutch East Indies
Iran Persia
Iraq Mesopotamia
Jakarta Batavia
Japan Nippon
Malagasy Madagaskar
Malawi Nyasaland
Malaysia Malaya
Mali French West Africa
Mauritania West French Africa
Myanmar Burma
Namibia South west Africa
Netherlands Holland
Republic of Congo Zaire
Sri Lanka Ceylon
Surinam Dutch Guyana
Taiwan Farmosa
Tanzania Tanganyika and Zanzibar
Thailand Siam
United Arab Emirates Trucial Oman
Zambia Northern Rhodesia
Zimbabwe Southern Rhodesia