Country Name Changes at the Olympic Games

Over time the names of some countries or regions have simply changed. There are many countries that have competed under a different name previously, see the list below.

The countries listed below are different from those that have changed it borders to incorporate other regions, or to split into separate nations. For examples of those, see the list of Past Countries at the Olympics, and also the list of all countries that have ever participated at the Olympic Games.

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