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Old 13-04-2010, 06:57 PM
Mr_Ed
 
Default Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

Help me out here?

Petrograd
Leningrad
Minsk (if it has been changed)

I'm curious.

Thanks
 
Old 13-04-2010, 06:58 PM
TravellingRed
 
Default Re: Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

Bombay
Stalingrad
 
Old 13-04-2010, 06:58 PM
taff
 
Default Re: Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

bombay (now mumbai)
 
Old 13-04-2010, 06:59 PM
Toilet sniffer V
 
Default Re: Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr_Ed
Help me out here?

Petrograd
Leningrad
Minsk (if it has been changed)

I'm curious.

Thanks
I assume that's now St Petersburg? If not, St Petersburg.

Stalingrad?
 
Old 13-04-2010, 07:00 PM
taff
 
Default Re: Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

from wikipedia (they're listed by region)

Quote:
Renamed Indian cities

Andhra Pradesh

* Ellore to Eluru (change effective 1949)
* Waltair to Vizagapatam
* Vizagapatam to Vishakapatnam
* Bezawada to Vijayawada
* Cuddapah to kadapa

Assam

* Nowgong to Nagaon
* Gauhati to Guwahati (change effective 1983)
* Sibsagar to Sivasagar

Gujarat

* Baroda to Vadodara (change effective 1974)
* Cambay to Khambhat
* Bulsar to Valsad

Himachal Pradesh

* Simla to Shimla

Karnataka

* Bangalore to Bengaluru (change effective 2007), "Bangalore" still used by majority of businesses and people
* Mysore to Mysuru (change effective 2007)
* Gulbarga to Kalburgi (change effective 2007)
* Hubli to Hubballi (change effective 2007)
* Shimoga to Shivamogga (change effective 2007)
* Chikmagalur to Chikkamagaluru (change effective 2007)
* Bellary to Ballary (change effective 2007)
* Bijapur to Vijapura (change effective 2007)
* Hospet to Hosapete (change effective 2007)
* Tumkur to Tumakuru (change effective 2007)
* Kaup to Kapu (change effective 2007)

Kerala

* Calicut to Kozhikode
* Cranganore to Kodungallur
* Trichur to Thrissur
* Tellicherry to Thalassery
* Palghat to Palakkad
* Alleppey to Alappuzha (change effective from 1990)
* Trivandrum to Thiruvananthapuram (change effective from 1991)
* Cochin to Kochi (change effective from 1996)
* Cannanore to Kannur
* Quilon to Kollam
* Alwaye to Aluva
* Verapoly to Varapuzha
* Badagara to Vatakara
* Palai to Pala

Madhya Pradesh

* Saugor to Sagar
* Jubbulpore to Jabalpur
* Bhopal Bairagarh to Sant Hirda Ram Nagar, Bhopal
* Bellasgate to Bheraghat
* Ojjain to Ujjain
* Mandu to Mandavgarh

Maharashtra

* Poona to Pune
* Kirkee to Khadki
* Thana to Thane
* Bombay to Mumbai (change effective 1995)
* New Bombay to Navi Mumbai (change effective 1995)
* Bassein to Vasai

Puducherry

* Pondicherry to Puducherry (change effective from 1 October 2006)
* Yanaon to Yanam (change effective from merger with Indian Union)

Punjab

* Jullunder to Jalandhar

Tamil Nadu

* Madura to Madurai (change effective 1949)
* Tinnevelly to Tirunelveli
* Tranquebar to Tharangambadi
* Trichinopoly to Tiruchirapalli
* Madras to Chennai (change effective August 1996)
* Tanjore to Thanjavur
* Tuticorin to Thoothukudi
* Cape Comorin to Kanyakumari
* Coimbatore to Koyamutthoor (change effective 1997)
* Ootacamund to Udagamandalam
* Conjeevaram to Kanchipuram
* Virudupatti to Virudhunagar
* Potonovo to Parangipettai

Uttar Pradesh

* Kanhiyapur to Cawnpore to Kanpur (change effective 1948)
* Benares to Varanasi (change effective 1956)
* pryag to Allahabad
* Lakhanpur to Lucknow
* Agrabana to Agra

West Bengal

* Calcutta to Kolkata (change effective from 1 January 2001)
* Burdwan to Bardhaman
 
Old 13-04-2010, 07:02 PM
TravellingRed
 
Default Re: Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

Quote:
Originally Posted by taff
bombay (now mumbai)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Toilet sniffer V
I assume that's now St Petersburg? If not, St Petersburg.

Stalingrad?
Is there an echo in here?
 
Old 13-04-2010, 07:02 PM
taff
 
Default Re: Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

and russia...

Quote:
* Abinsky → Abinsk (1963)
* Adygeysk (1969) → Teuchezhsk (1976) → Adygeysk (1992)
* Aksayskaya → Aksaysk
* Alexandria (1838) → Dakhovsky (1864) → Dakhovsky Posad (1874) → Sochi (1896)
* Alexandrovsk (1896) → Polyarny (1939)
* Alexandrovskaya → Alexandrovka → Alexandrovsky (1917) → Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky (1926)
* Alexandrovskoye (1860) → Alexandrovka (1926) → Krasnopartizansk (1931) → Kuybyshevka-Vostochnaya (1936) → Belogorsk (1957)
* Alexeyevsk (1912) → Svobodny (1917)
* Almetyevo → Almetyevsk
* Antrea → Kamennogorsk (1948)
* Apsheronskaya (1863) → Apsheronsk (1947)
* Armyansky Aul (1839) → Armavir (1848)
* Arzamas-16 (1946) → Kremlyov (1991) → Sarov (1995)
* Astapovo → Lev Tolstoy (settlement)
* Balanda → Kalininsk
* Bashanta → Gorodovikovsk
* Batalpashinkaya (1804) → Batalpashinsk (1931) → Sulimov (1934) → Yezhovo-Cherkessk (1937) → Cherkessk (1939)
* Beloozero (862) → Belozersk (1777)
* Belorechenskaya (1863) → Belorechensk (1958)
* Beloretsk → Mezhgorye
* Belotsarsk (1914) → Khem-Beldyr (1918) → Kyzyl (1926)
* Bikinskaya → Bikin
* Biryuch → Budyonny → Krasnogvardeyskoye → Biryuch (2007)
* Bobriki → Donskoy
* Bobriki → Stalinogorsk (1934) → Novomoskovsk (1961)
* Bogdanovo → Spassk → Bednodemyanovsk → Spassk
* Bolokhovsky → Bolokhovo
* Bondyuzhsk → Mendeleyevsk
* Borovskaya Sloboda → Bor (1938)
* Beryozovskoye → Björkö → Koivisto → Primorsk, Leningrad Oblast
* Chegem Pervy → Chegem
* Chembar → Belinsky
* Chertanla → Novyy Uzen' (1835) → Novouzensk
* Chesnokovka → Novoaltaysk (1962)
* Chelyabinsk-40 (1945) → Chelyabinsk-65 → Ozyorsk (1994)
* Chelyabinsk-70 → Snezhinsk (1991)
* Chibyu (1929) → Ukhta (1939)
* Chinnay → Krasnogorsk
* Cranz → Zelenogradsk (1945)
* Darkehmen → Angerapp (1938) → Ozyorsk (1945)
* Dmitriyev → Dmitriyev-na-Svape → Dmitriyev-Lgovsky
* Dmitrovka → Dmitrovsk → Dmitrovsk-Orlovsky → Dmitrovsk (2005)
* Dokshukino (1913) → Nartkala (1967)
* Dolgoprudny → Dirizhablstroy → Dolgoprudny
* Dvigatelstroy → Kaspiysk (1947)
* Dzerzhinsky → Sorsk (1966)
* Elektroperedacha → Elektrogorsk
* Enso (1887) → Svetogorsk (1948)
* Esutoru → Uglegorsk
* Fischhausen → Primorsk (1946)
* Friedland → Pravdinsk (1946)
* Galkino-Vrasskoye (1884) → Ochiai (1905) → Dolinsk (1946)
* Goly Karamysh → Baltser → Krasnoarmeysk
* Gorodetsk → Bezhetsk (1766)
* Gorodok → Zakamensk (1959)
* Grushyovskaya → Gornoye Grushyovskoye → Alexandrovsk-Grushyovsky → Shakhty
* Gukovsky → Gukovo
* Gumbinnen → Gusev
* Gundorovka → Donetsk
* Gzhatsk → Gagarin
* Heiliegenbeil → Mamonovo
* Heinrichswalde → Slavsk
* Iletskaya Zashchita → Iletsk → Iletskoye → Iletskaya Zashchita → Sol-Iletsk
* Iman → Dalnerechensk
* Insterburg → Chernyakhovsk
* Ivanovo-Voznesensk → Ivanovo
* Izhevsky Zavod → Izhevsk → Ustinov → Izhevsk
* Izhma → Sosnogorsk
* Kainsk → Kuybyshev
* Kalata → Kirovgrad
* Kaliningrad → Korolyov
* Kamen → Kamen-na-Obi
* Kamenskaya → Kamensk-Shakhtinsky
* Kamensky Zavod → Kamensk-Uralsky
* Kamyshin → Dmitriyevsk → Kamyshin
* Kasivabora → Severo-Kurilsk
* Kaspiysky → Lagan
* Khabarovka → Khabarovsk
* Kharovsky → Kharovsk
* Khibinogorsk → Kirovsk, Murmansk Oblast
* Khlynov → Vyatka → Kirov
* Khonto → Nevelsk
* Khotchino → Gatchina → Trotsk (1923) → Krasnogvardeysk (1929) → Gatchina (1944)
* Khrushchyovskaya → Uzlovaya
* Kiyskoye → Mariinsk
* Kodinsky → Kodinsk
* Kolchugino → Lenino → Leninsk-Kuznetsky
* Komsomolsky → Yugorsk
* Korela → Keksgolm → Priozyorsk
* Korsakovsky Post → Otomari → Korsakov
* Kozlov → Michurinsk
* Königsberg → Kaliningrad
* Krasnaya Sloboda → Krasnoslobodsk
* Krasnoflotsky → Krasnoarmeysky → Krasnoarmeysk
* Krasnoyarsk-26 → Zheleznogorsk
* Kremlyov → Sarov
* Krestov Brod → Roshal
* Kseniyevsky → Asino
* Kudelka → Asbest
* Kukarka → Sovetsk
* Kurgannaya → Kurganinsk
* Kushvinsky Zavod → Kushva
* Kuznetsk → Novokuznetsk → Stalinsk → Novokuznetsk
* Kuznetsovo → Konakovo
* Labiau → Polessk
* Labinskaya → Labinsk
* Lakinsky → Lakinsk
* Laptevo → Yasnogorsk
* Lazdinay → Lazdenen → Krasnoznamensk
* Lermontovsky → Lermontov
* Likhvin → Chekalin
* Lopasnya → Chyornoye Ozero → Chekhov
* Losinaya Sloboda → Losino-Petrovsky
* Lyantorsky → Lyantor
* Lyutoga → Rudaka → Aniva
* Maoka (Mauka) → Kholmsk
* Mechetnaya → Nikolayevsk → Pugachyov
* Medvezhyya Gora → Medvezhyegorsk
* Melekess → Dimitrovograd
* Mikhaylovskoye → Shpakovskoye → Mikhaylovsk
* Mikhaylovsky Zavod → Mikhaylovsk
* Mikoyan-Shakhar → Klukhori → Karachayevsk
* Mukhtuya → Lensk
* Muravlenkovsky → Muravlenko
* Mysovaya → Mysovsk → Babushkin
* Naberezhnye Chelny → Brezhnev → Naberezhnye Chelny
* Nadezhdinsk → Kabakovsk → Nadezhdinsk → Serov
* Naykhoro → Gornozavodsk
* Nazyvayevskaya → Nazyvayevka → Nazyvayevsk
* Neuhausen → Guryevsk
* Nevdubstroy → Kirovsk
* Nevyansky Zavod → Nevyansk
* Nezametny → Aldan
* Nikolayevsky → Nikolayevsk → Nikolayevsk-na-Amure
* Nikolo-Pestrovka → Nikolo-Pestrovsky → Nikolsk
* Nikolskoye → Nikolsk → Nikolsk-Ussuriysky → Voroshilov → Ussuriysk
* Nikolsky Khutor → Sursk
* Nizhnetagilsky Zavod → Nizhny Tagil
* Nizhnevartovsky → Nizhnevartovsk
* Nizhnevolzhsk → Narimanov
* Nizhny Novgorod → Gorky → Nizhny Novgorod
* Noda → Chekhov
* Nolinsk → Molotovsk → Nolinsk
* Novaya Derevnya → Alexandrovsky → Novonikolayevsky → Novonikolayevsk → Novosibirsk
* Novaya Pokrovka → Svoboda (1943) → Liski → Georgiu-Dezh (1965) → Liski (1990)
* Novgorod → Veliky Novgorod (1998)
* Novo-Mariinsk → Anadyr
* Novoalexandrovskaya → Novoalexandrovsk
* Novokuybyshevsky → Novokuybyshevsk
* Novonikolayevsk → Novosibirsk
* Novopavlovskaya → Novopavlovsk
* Novotroitsk → Baley
* Novovoronezhsky → Novovoronezh
* Novy Zay → Zainsk
* Novyye Petushki → Petushki
* Nyakh → Nyagan
* Obdorsk → Salekhard
* Olensk → Vilyuysk
* Olkhovsky → Artyomovsk
* Olzheras → Mezhdurechensk
* Omutninsky Zavod → Omutninsk
* Oraniyenbaum → Lomonosov
* Orenburg → Chkalov → Orenburg
* Oreshek → Nöteborg → Shlisselburg → Petrokrepost → Shlisselburg
* Orlov → Khalturin → Orlov
* Osinovka → Osinniki
* Ostyako-Vogulsk → Khanty-Mansiysk
* Pavlovo → Pavlovsky Posad
* Pavlovsk → Slutsk → Pavlovsk
* Pechory → Petseri → Pechory
* Pereyaslavl-Ryazansky → Ryazan
* Perm → Molotov → Perm
* Permskoye → Komsomolsk-na-Amure
* Pervomaysky → Novodvinsk
* Pesochnya → Kirov
* Peterhof → Petrodvorets → Petergof
* Petropavlovsky → Petropavlovsky Port → Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
* Petropavlovsky → Severouralsk
* Petrovskoye → Petrovsk-Port → Makhachkala
* Petrovskoye → Svetlograd
* Petrovsky Zavod → Petrovsk-Zabaykalsky
* Pillau → Baltiysk
* Pokrovskaya → Pokrovsk → Engels
* Pokrovskoye → Pokrovsk
* Porechye → Demidov
* Poshekhonye → Poshekhonye-Volodarsk → Poshekhonye
* Prishib → Leninsk
* Protva → Zhukov
* Pryoysish-Elau → Bagrationovsk
* Pyora → Gondatti → Vladimiro-Shimanovsky → Shimanovsk
* Raduga → Vladimir-30 → Raduzhny
* Ragnit → Neman
* Ranenburg → Chaplygin
* Rastyapino → Dzerzhinsk
* Rauschen → Svetlogorsk
* Raychikha → Raychikhinsk
* Romanov-Borisoglebsk → Tutayev
* Romanov-na-Murmane → Murmansk
* Romanovsky → Kropotkin
* Saint Petersburg (1703) → Petrograd (1914) → Leningrad (1924) → Saint Petersburg (Sankt-Peterburg) (1991)
* Samara → Kuybyshev → Samara
* Selyutora → Siritoru → Makarov
* Semyonovka → Arsenyev
* Serdobol → Sortavala
* Sereda → Furmanov
* Sergiyev Posad → Sergiyev → Zagorsk → Sergiyev Posad
* Sergiyevskoye → Plavsk
* Shakhty → Gusinoozyorsk
* Sharypovskoye → Sharypovo → Chernenko → Sharypovo
* Shcheglovo → Shcheglovsk → Kemerovo
* Shikhrany → Kanash
* Shkotovo-17 → Tikhookeansky → Fokino
* Sieklakhti → Lakhdenpokhya
* Simbirsk → Ulyanovsk
* Skalisty → Gadzhiyevo
* Slavyanskaya → Slavyansk-na-Kubani
* Solnechnogorsky → Solnechnogorsk
* Sorochinskoye → Sorochinsk
* Spassk → Spassk-Tatarsky → Kuybyshev → Bolgar, Russia
* Spasskoye → Spassk → Spassk-Dalny
* Spasskoye → Spassk → Spassk-Ryazansky
* Stakhanovo → Zhukovsky
* Stallupönen → Nesterov
* Stary Rogozhsky Yam → Bogorodsk → Noginsk
* Stavropol → Togliatti
* Stavropol → Voroshilovsk → Stavropol
* Stupinskaya → Elektrovoz → Stupino
* Suchansky Rudnik → Suchan → Partizansk
* Sudostroy → Molotovsk → Severodvinsk
* Sundyr → Mariinsky Posad
* Suyetikha → Biryusinsk
* Sverdlovsk-45 → Lesnoy
* Svoboda → Liski → Georgiu-Dey → Liski
* Svobodny → Cherepanovo
* Svyatoy Krest → Prikumsk → Budyonnovsk → Prikumsk → Budyonnovsk
* Syana → Kurilsk
* Sysertsky Zavod → Sysert
* Taldom → Leninsk → Taldom
* Tapiau → Gvardeysk
* Tashino → Pervomaysk
* Temir-Khan-Shura → Buynaksk
* Terijoki → Zelenogorsk
* Tetyukhe → Dalnegorsk
* Tikhmenevsky → Sikuka → Poronaysk
* Tikhoretskaya → Tikhoretsk
* Tilsit → Sovetsk
* Tomarioru → Tomari
* Tomsk-7 → Seversk
* Toro → Shakhtyorsk
* Troitsa → Udomlya
* Troitsko-Zaozyornoye → Zaozyorny
* Troitskosavsk → Kyakhta
* Troitskoye → Troitsky → Troitsk
* Trongzund → Uuras → Trongzund → Vysotsk
* Trotsk → Chapayevsk
* Truyevo-Naryshkino → Kuznetsk
* Tsaritsyn → Stalingrad → Volgograd
* Tsarskoye Selo → Detskoye Selo → Pushkin
* Tsaryovokokshaysk → Krasnokokshaysk → Yoshkar-Ola
* Tsimlyanskaya → Tsimlyansk
* Turyinsky → Krasnoturyinsk
* Tver → Kalinin → Tver
* Tyndinsky → Tynda
* Udinsk → Verhneudinsk → Ulan-Ude
* Ulala → Oyrot-Tura → Gorno-Altaysk
* Uralmedstroy → Krasnouralsk
* Usolye → Usolye-Sibirskoye
* Ust-Abakanskoye → Khakassk → Abakan
* Ust-Belokalitvenskaya → Belaya Kalitva
* Ust-Katavsky Zavod → Ust-Katav
* Ust-Medveditskaya → Serafimovich
* Ust-Sheksna → Rybansk → Rybnaya Sloboda → Rybnoy → Rybinsk → Shcherbakov → Rybinsk → Andropov → Rybinsk
* Ust Zeysky military post → Blagoveshchensk
* Vasilyovo → Chkalovsk
* Vayenga → Severomorsk
* Velikoknyazheskaya → Proletarskaya → Proletarsk
* Velyaminovsky → Tuapse
* Verkhneudinsky → Verkhneudinsk → Ulan-Ude
* Vinodelnoye → Ipatovo
* Vladikavkaz → Ordzhonikidze → Dzaudzhikau → Ordzhonikidze → Vladikavkaz
* Vladimirovka → Toyokhara → Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
* Volkhovstroy → Volkhov (1940)
* Volodary → Volodarsk
* Vorontsovo-Alexandrovskoye → Sovetskoye → Zelenokumsk
* Voskresenskoye → Voskresensk → Istra (not to be confused with another Voskresensk)
* Voznesenskaya → Vereshchagino
* Vyborg → Viipuri → Vyborg
* Vyzhaikha → Krasnovishersk
* Yakovlevskoye → Privolzhsk
* Yama → Yamsky Gorodok → Yama → Yamburg → Kingisepp (1922)
* Yauntlatgale → Abrene → Pytalovo
* Yegorshino → Artyomovsky
* Yekaterinburg → Sverdlovsk → Yekaterinburg
* Yekaterinodar → Krasnodar
* Yekaterinenstadt (Baronsk) → Marxstadt → Marks
* Yuryuzansky Zavod → Yuryuzan
* Zaozyorny-13 → Krasnoyarsk-45 → Zelenogorsk (1992)
* Zarinskaya → Zarinsk
* Zatishye → Elektrostal
* Zavolzhye → Zavolzhsk
* Zavoyko → Yelizovo
* Zernovoy → Zernograd
* Zeysky Sklad → Zeya-Pristan → Zeya
* Zhdanovsk → Zapolyarny
* Zheleznodorozhny → Yemva
* Zhirnoye → Zhirnovsky → Zhirnovsk
* Zimmerbude → Svetly
* Zlatoust-36 → Tryokhgorny
* Zmeiny → Never-1 → Rukhlovo → Skovorodino
 
Old 13-04-2010, 07:05 PM
Zorg
 
Default Re: Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

Petrograd / Leningrad / St. Petersburg
Stalingrad / Volgograd
Gorky / Nizhni Novgorod
Ulyanovsk / Simbirsk
Kuybyshev / Samara

*shakes fist at taff
 
Old 13-04-2010, 07:17 PM
red in cumbria
 
Default Re: Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

Quote:
Originally Posted by Zorg
Petrograd / Leningrad / St. Petersburg
Stalingrad / Volgograd
Gorky / Nizhni Novgorod
Ulyanovsk / Simbirsk
Kuybyshev / Samara

*shakes fist at taff
Don't forget Kaliningrad (formerly Konigsberg) and the other places in that bit of Russia that was once Germany (part of East Prussia)
 
Old 13-04-2010, 07:18 PM
believe
 
Default Re: Cities in Russia & India that have been renamed

taff's ruined a good thread here imo
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