Do you remember these countries changing their names?

Swaziland recently changed its name to avoid confusion with Switzerland

Stars Insider

23/04/18 | StarsInsider

TRAVEL Countries

Although far from common, some countries have changed their names in recent history. Most of the times it's due to independence, splitting of territories, but in a more original occurrence, Swaziland recently changed its name to eSwatini to avoid any confusion with Switzerland.
Here is a list of countries that have changed name recently, and why. Click through the gallery to learn more!

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