There are a few countries in the world right now that date back before our current calendar even existed. So we're talking over 2,000 years old. That's a long time for anything to be going by the same old name. Just like you need to spruce up your wardrobe and get your hair done different sometimes, countries really need to think about updates. And some do! You don't hear about Siam anymore, because they changed their name to Thailand back in 1949. But one or two is not enough. It's a new era, you need to put yourself out there. You need to tell people what you're all about. Does "Canada" tell anyone about poutine and polar bears? Not really, but they should. It's good advertising is what it is.
Lucky for the world at large that we're here to help. There's no need to keep things boring. Plus, there's a good chance we can learn some stuff about you if you help us come up with some new names. Like we can probably guess where you live right now if you help rename these places for us. It's not nearly as weird as it sounds, you'll see. Just take the quiz and be amazed!
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