What are the former names of African countries?

Current name Old Name
Algeria Numidia
Mali Sudanese Republic
France Gaul
Central African Republic, Chad French Equatorial Africa

What is the colonial names of African countries?

The Colonial Names of Present-Day African States

Africa, 1914 Africa, 2015
Algeria Algeria
French Equatorial Africa Chad, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic
French West Africa Benin, Guinea, Mali, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Burkina Faso
French Somaliland Djibouti

Which country old name is Shyam?

Old Names of Countries

Present Name Old Name Year renamed
Thailand Siam 1949
Namibia South West Africa 1990
Democratic Republic of Congo Zaire 1997
Cambodia Kampuchea

What is the nickname of Africa?

They include Corphye, Ortegia, Libya, and Ethiopia. Other names such as the land of Ham (Ham means dark skins), mother of mankind, the garden of Eden, dark or black continent, Kingdom in the sky, and the land of cush or kesh (referring to the Cushites who were ancient Ethiopian) were used. Why is Africa called Africa?

What is the all country name?

List of countries and codes

Short name Official name ISO3
Afghanistan the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan AFG
Albania the Republic of Albania ALB
Algeria the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria DZA
Andorra the Principality of Andorra AND

Which is the most historical country in Africa?

No list of incredible historic sites in Africa could ever be complete without Egypt. As the country is studded with awe-inspiring monuments, statues, and pyramids that date back millennia.

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