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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Game creation: 2021-08-12
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Which African city was once called "al-Fustat"?Tunis | Tripoli | Marrakech | Cairo
Which Latin American city was once called "Tenochtitlan"?Quito | La Paz | Mexico City | Santiago
Which Asian city was once called "Calcutta"?Agra | Kolkata | Dhaka | Jakarta
Which European city was once called 'Turicum'?Zurich | Zagreb | Toulouse | Tirana
Which Asian city was once called "Bombay"?Canton | Macao | Mumbai | Shanghai
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