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Whatever Happened to Tanganyika?: The Place Names that History Left Behind

Whatever Happened to Tanganyika? Do you still find yourself referring to Zaire or Czechoslovakia, or wondering whether it should be Moldavia or Moldova, Burma or Myanmar? Dozens of countries, cities and counties have changed their identity over the years - even within our lifetime. Full description

Important places

Rutland County (10)


Rutland (26)


Democratic Republic of the Congo (68)
United Kingdom (21,421)
Tanzania (140)

Other geographical areas

East Midlands (446)
Midlands (2,795)