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List of Countries and their alternative Names/Older Names in Alphabetical order.

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  Countries Alternative/Older Names
A Albania Republic of Albania
  Algeria People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
  Argentina Argentine Republic
  Armenia Hayastan
  Australia Commonwealth of Australia
  Austria Republic of Austria

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
B Bangladesh People's Republic of Bangladesh
  Belarus Republic of Belarus
  Belize British Honduras 
  Benin Dahomey
  Botswana Bechuanaland
  Brazil Empire of Brazil

 


  Countries Alternative/Older Names
C Cambodia Kingdom of Cambodia 
  Canada Dominion of Canada 
  Central African Republic Ubangi-Shari
  Chile Chilli (Aymara)
  China People's Republic of China (official)
  Czech Republic  Czechia

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
D Denmark Danmark
  Djibouti Republic of Djibouti
     
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
E Egypt Miṣr (formal shortened, Arabic)
  Estonia Eesti (common, Estonian)
  Ethiopia Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
F Finland Republic of Finland
  France French Republic
     
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
G Georgia Iberia
  Germany Federal Republic of Germany
  Ghana Gold Coast 
  Greece Hellas
  Guinea-Bissau Portuguese Guinea
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
H Hungary Magyarország (official, Hungarian)
     
     
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
I Iceland Republic of Iceland (official English description)
  India Bhārat 
  Indonesia Nusantara 
  Iran Persia
  Iraq Mesopotamia
  Ireland Éire (official Irish name)
  Israel State of Israel (official English name)
  Italy Repubblica Italiana (official Italian name), Italia (common, Italian),
  Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
J Jamaica Xamayca (Spanish version of Taino name)
  Japan Nippon (日本?)
  Jordan Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 
     
     
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
K Kazakhstan Republic of Kazakhstan
  Kenya Republic of Kenya
  North Korea Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  South Korea Republic of Korea 
     
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
L Latvia Latvija
  Lebanon The Lebanese Republic 
  Lesotho Basutoland (former, English)
  Lithuania Lietuva (common, Lithuanian)
     
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
M Malawi Republic of Malawi
  Malaysia Federation of Malaysia
  Mexico United Mexican States
  Moldova Republic of Moldova
  Morocco Kingdom of Morocco
  Myanmar Burma 
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
N Netherlands Holland
  New Zealand Realm of New Zealand
  Norway Kingdom of Norway
  Nepal Federal Democratic Republic Of Nepal (official)
     
     
     
     

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  Countries Alternative/Older Names
P Pakistan  Federation of Pakistan
  Peru Peruvian Republic (former official name)
  Poland People's Republic of Poland (former Communist name)
  Portugal Portuguese Republic (official)
  Philippines Republic of the Philippines (official)
     
     
     

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Q No other Countries listed on started with"Q"
 
     
     
     
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
R Russia Russian Federation (official Name)
  Romania ocialist Republic of Romania (former Communist name)
  Rwanda Republic of Rwanda (official)
     
     
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
S Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Christopher and Nevis (alternate short Name)
  Saudi Arabia Saudia (former), KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  Serbia Serbia and Montenegro (former)
  Singapore Republic of Singapore (official Name)
  Spain  Spanish State (former name)
  Sri Lanka Ceylon (former)
  Sudan Mahdist State (former)
  Sweden Kingdom of Sweden (official)
  Switzerland Swiss Confederation (official)

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
T Taiwan  Formosa (former), Republic of China (official name)
  Saudi Arabia Saudia (former), KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  Tanzania  United Republic of Tanzania (official)
  Thailand Siam (former Name)
  Turkey Ottoman Empire (former), Republic of Turkey(official)
  Tuvalu Tuvalu
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
U United States United States of America (official), America, USA
  United Kingdom United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (official)
  United Arab Emirates Al Emirat al Arabbiya al Muttahida (official, Arabic)
     
     
     
     
     
     

  Countries Alternative/Older Names
V Vanuatu New Hebrides (former name)
  Vietnam An Nam (former name)
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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  Countries Alternative/Older Names
Z Zambia Northern Rhodesia (former)
  Zimbabwe Rhodesia or Republic of Rhodesia (former names)