City Names Through Time

City Names Through Time

Many of the world's major cities have changed their names over time as a result of border divisions, political upheavals or linguistic drifts. Here are some of the most famous of these cities.

Many of the world's major cities have changed their names over time. Here are the most famous ones.
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Writer Van44  Category History   Society   Keywords Cities  Toponymy 
Game creation: 2021-08-12 | Photo credit: | Photo credit (thumbnail): Shutterstock
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  • Which Latin American city was once called "Santísima Trinidad y Puerto de Santa María del Buen Ayre"?

    Brasilia | Buenos Aires | Belmopan | Bogota
  • Which European city was once called 'Christiania'?

    Moscow | Geneva | Amsterdam | Oslo
  • Which European city was once called 'Turicum'?

    Tirana | Zagreb | Zurich | Toulouse
  • Which North American city was once called "York"?

    New York | Philadelphia | Boston | Toronto
  • Which Asian city was once called "Bombay"?

    Canton | Shanghai | Mumbai | Macao

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2044 zoulou
1603 MissPiggy
1194 KimSmith
506 Gege66
438 Cesar
283 Gilligan72
251 Miche
246 zumba
210 toutcon
195 Maxwood

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2.08 Gilligan72
1.25 Gege66
1.24 zoulou
1.19 toutcon
1.07 MissPiggy
0.95 Cesar
0.77 Maxwood
0.66 Miche
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