Former names of cities: 10 questions

Give the current name of the city based on the former names given below.

  1. Edo
  2. Bombay
  3. Lutetia
  4. Stalingrad
  5. Istropolis
  6. Salisbury (in Africa, not the one in the UK)
  7. Karl-Marx-Stadt
  8. Batavia
  9. Christiania
  10. Rangoon

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  1. Edo
    A: Tokyo
  2. Bombay
    A: Mumbai
  3. Lutetia
    A: Paris
  4. Stalingrad
    A: Volgograd
  5. Istropolis
    A: Bratislava
  6. Salisbury
    A: Harare
  7. Karl-Marx-Stadt
    A: Chemnitz (Germany)
  8. Batavia
    A: Jakarta
  9. Christiania
    A: Oslo
  10. Rangoon:
    A: Yangon

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