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National anthems are songs that represent or symbolize a nation. This page lists the national anthems of current and former sovereign nations as well as unrecognized nations and nationalistic movements. This page was constructed with assistance and cooperation with nationalanthems.info.


Table of contents A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A[edit]

Flag of the Republic of Abkhazia.svg Abkhazia[edit]

Flag of Acadia.svg Acadia[edit]

Flag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan[edit]

Flag of Åland.svg Åland[edit]

Flag of Albania.svg Albania[edit]

Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria[edit]

Flag of American Samoa.svg American Samoa[edit]

Flag of Andalusia.svg Andalusia[edit]

Flag of Andorra.svg Andorra[edit]

Flag of Angola.svg Angola[edit]

Flag of Anguilla.svg Anguilla[edit]

Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg Antigua and Barbuda[edit]

  • Fair Antigua, We Salute Thee (lyrics copyright in Antigua and Barbuda until 2036, and in the USA until 2056), national anthem
  • God Save the Queen, royal anthem

Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina[edit]

Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia[edit]

Flag of Artsakh.svg Artsakh[edit]

Flag of Aruba.svg Aruba[edit]

Flag of the Assyrians.svg Assyria[edit]

  • Roomrama (Honour), national anthem adopted by Assyrian independence movements

Flag of Australia.svg Australia[edit]

Anthems of other Australian entities

Flag of Austria.svg Austria[edit]

Civil ensign of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg Austria-Hungary[edit]

Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan[edit]

Artsakh (formerly Nagorno-Karabakh)

  • Azat u ankakh Artsakh (Free and Independent Artsakh), anthem of the unrecognized Republic of Artsakh, adopted 1992

Flag of the Azores.svg Azores[edit]

B[edit]

Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas[edit]

Flag of Bahrain.svg Bahrain[edit]

  • Bahrainona (Our Bahrain), since 1971 (lyrics updated 2002).

Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh[edit]

Flag of Barbados.svg Barbados[edit]

  • In Plenty and In Time of Need, adopted 1966 (copyrighted in Barbados in perpetuity, and in the USA until 95 years PMA).

Flag of the Basque Country.svg Basque Country[edit]

Flag of Bavaria (striped).svg Bavaria[edit]

Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus[edit]

Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium[edit]

Flag of Belize.svg Belize[edit]

Flag of Benin.svg Benin[edit]

Flag of Bermuda.svg Bermuda[edit]

Flag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan[edit]

Flag of Biafra.svg Biafra[edit]

Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia[edit]

Flag of Bonaire.svg Bonaire[edit]

Flag of Bophuthatswana.svg Bophuthatswana[edit]

Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Flag of Botswana.svg Botswana[edit]

Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil[edit]

  • Hino Nacional do Brasil (The National Anthem of Brazil), adopted 1830 and again in 1890 with no lyics; lyrics added in 1922

Flag of Brittany.svg Brittany[edit]

Flag of Brunei.svg Brunei[edit]

Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria[edit]

Flag of Burkina Faso.svg Burkina Faso[edit]

Flag of Myanmar.svg Burma[edit]

Flag of Burundi.svg Burundi[edit]

C[edit]

Flag of Cape Verde.svg Cape Verde[edit]

Flag of Cambodia.svg Cambodia[edit]

Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon[edit]

Flag of Canada.svg Canada[edit]

National anthems of other Canadian entities:

  • Ave Maris Stella (Hail, Star of the Sea), with French lyrics by Jacinthe Laforest: national anthem of Acadia since 1992 (text copyrighted in Canada and the USA)
  • Ave Maris Stella, with traditional Latin lyrics: national anthem of Acadia prior to 1992
  • Ode to Newfoundland, national anthem of the Dominion of Newfoundland 1904–1949, now the provincial anthem of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Gens du pays by Gilles Vigneault, unofficial national anthem of Quebec (text copyrighted in Canada and the USA).

Flag of the Canary Islands.svg Canary Islands[edit]

Flag of Catalonia.svg Catalonia[edit]

Flag of the Cayman Islands.svg Cayman Islands[edit]

Flag of the Central African Republic.svg Central African Republic[edit]

Flag of Chad.svg Chad[edit]

Flag of the Chechen Republic.svg Chechnya[edit]

Flag of Chile.svg Chile[edit]

Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China[edit]

  • Yìyǒngjūn Jìnxíngqǔ (March of the Volunteers), national anthem of the People's Republic of China, adopted provisionally upon taking power in 1949, and officially restored in 1982
  • San Min Chu I (Three Principles of the People), national anthem of the Republic of China, adopted 1937 (in use in mainland China until 1946; still in use in Taiwan)
  • Zhōnghuá Míngúo Gúoqígē (National Flag Anthem of the Republic of China), alternate anthem of the Republic of China, used in cases when the ROC anthem cannot be played (e.g. at the Olympics).
  • The East Is Red, de facto anthem of the PRC during the Cultural Revolution (1960s and 1970s)
  • The Internationale, national anthem of the Chinese Soviet Republic, 1931–1937
  • Qing Yun Ge (The Song to the Auspicious Cloud), in use 1921-1928
  • Zhong Guo Xiong Li Yu Zhou Jian (China Heroically Stands in the Universe), briefly in use 1915-1916
  • Gong Jin’ou (Cup of Solid Gold), first official anthem of China, used unofficially since 1675 and officially from 1911 to 1912
  • Jiàn guógē (Nation’s Foundation Song) anthem of Manchukuo 1933-1942
  • Mǎnzhōu dìguó guógē (National Anthem of Manchukuo Empire), anthem of Manchukuo

Flag of Ciskei.svg Ciskei[edit]

Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia[edit]

Flag of the Comoros.svg Comoros[edit]

Flag of the Confederate States of America (1861–1863).svg Confederate States of America[edit]

Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo, Democratic Republic of[edit]

  • Debout Congolaise (Arise Congolese), adopted 1960, replaced 1971, restored 1997.
  • La Zaïroise, in use 1971-1997 as the national anthem of Zaire.
  • La Katangaise (The Katangaise), national anthem of the Katanga secessionist movement (1960-1963).

Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Congo, Republic of[edit]

  • La Congolaise (The Congolese), adopted upon independence in 1951, relinquished 1970, restored 1991.
  • Les Trois Glorieuses (Three Glorious Days), in use 1970-1991 as the national anthem of the People’s Republic of Congo.

Flag of the Cook Islands.svg Cook Islands[edit]

Flag of Cornwall.svg Cornwall[edit]

Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica[edit]

Flag of Côte d'Ivoire.svg Côte d'Ivoire[edit]

Flag of Crimea.svg Crimea[edit]

Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia[edit]

Flag of Cuba.svg Cuba[edit]

Flag of Cyprus.svg Cyprus[edit]

  • Hymn to Freedom (national anthem of Greece), adopted as Cypriot anthem in 1966 by Greek Cypriot government
  • The March of Independence (national anthem of Turkey), used by Turkish Cypriots (Northern Cyprus)

Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic[edit]

  • Kde domov můj (Where is my home?), adopted upon dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993.
  • The Czechoslovakian anthem consisted of the first verse of the Czechian anthem followed by the first verse of the Slovakian anthem.

D[edit]

Flag of the Free City of Danzig.svg Danzig[edit]

Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark[edit]

Regional national anthems:

Flag of Djibouti.svg Djibouti[edit]

  • Jabuuti (Djabouti), adopted upon independence in 1977.

Flag of Dominica.svg Dominica[edit]

Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Dominican Republic[edit]

  • Himno Nacional (National Anthem), in use since 1879, official since 1934.

E[edit]

Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany[edit]

Flag of East Timor.svg East Timor[edit]

  • Pátria (Fatherland), adopted upon independence in 2002.

Flag of Ecuador.svg Ecuador[edit]

Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt[edit]

Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador[edit]

Flag of England.svg England[edit]

Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Equatorial Guinea[edit]

Flag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea[edit]

Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia[edit]

Flag of Ethiopia.svg Ethiopia[edit]

Flag of Europe.svg European Union[edit]

F[edit]

Flag of the Falkland Islands.svg Falkand Islands[edit]

Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg Faroe Islands[edit]

Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji[edit]

  • Meda Dau Doka (God Bless Fiji), adopted upon independence in 1970

Flag of Finland.svg Finland[edit]

  • Maamme (Our Land), in use since before independence in 1917, never officially adopted through legislation
  • Finlandia, occasionally proposed as replacement anthem

Flag of Flanders.svg Flanders[edit]

Flag of France.svg France[edit]

National anthems of other French entities:

Flag of Frisia.svg Frisia[edit]

G[edit]

Flag of Gabon.svg Gabon[edit]

  • La Concorde (The Concord), adopted upon independence in 1960

Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia[edit]

Flag of The Gambia.svg Gambia[edit]

Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia[edit]

Anthems of disputed territories:

  • Aiaaira (Victory) by Gennady Alamia: de facto anthem of Abkhazia, adopted in 1992.

Flag of Germany.svg Germany[edit]

  • Das Deutschlandlied (The Song of Germany) adopted 1922, abolished 1945 with division of Germany; re-adopted 1991 after reunification. Only the third verse is official.
  • Horst Wessel Lied (Horst Wessel Song), along with first verse of Das Deutschlandlied, adopted 1933 as anthem of Nazi Germany, abolished 1945 with division of Germany
  • Heil Dir im Siegerkranz (Hail to Thee in Victor’s Crown), in use from unification of Germany in 1871 to abolition of German empire in 1918

Division of Germany:

  • Auferstanden aus Ruinen (Risen from Ruins), national anthem of East Germany from division in 1949 to reunification in 1990
  • Das Deutschlandlied (The Song of Germany), third verse adopted by West Germany in 1952 and used until reunification in 1990
  • Hymne an Deutschland (Hymn to Germany), first official anthem of West Germany, adopted 1950 and replaced 1952 due to unpopularity
  • Ich hab mich ergeben (I Am Devoted to You), unofficial anthem of West Germany from division in 1949 to replacement of anthem in 1950

Pre-unification of Germany:

  • Für Bayern (For Bavaria), former national anthem of the Free State of Bavaria, now official state anthem of Bavaria

Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana[edit]

Flag of Gibraltar.svg Gibraltar[edit]

Flag of Greece.svg Greece[edit]

Flag of Greenland.svg Greenland[edit]

Flag of Grenada.svg Grenada[edit]

Unofficial flag of Guadeloupe (local).svg Guadeloupe[edit]

  • see France
  • Guadeloupe has no national anthem of its own.

Flag of Guam.svg Guam[edit]

Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala[edit]

Flag of Guernsey.svg Guernsey[edit]

Flag of Guinea.svg Guinea[edit]

  • Liberté (Liberty), adopted on independence in 1956

Flag of Guinea-Bissau.svg Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana[edit]

H[edit]

Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti[edit]

Flag of Hawaii.svg Hawaii[edit]

Flag of Honduras.svg Honduras[edit]

Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong[edit]

  • See China and United Kingdom
  • Hong Kong has never had its own anthem, but instead has used the anthem of its parent country.

Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary[edit]

  • Himnusz (Hymn), adopted 1844 while part of Austria-Hungary (q.v.), in use ever since.
  • Szózat (Appeal), unofficial secondary national anthem

I[edit]

Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland[edit]

  • Lofsöngur (Song of Praise), also known as Ó Guð vors lands (O, God of Our Land), in use since sovereignty in 1918, officially adopted 1944 when Iceland became a republic
  • Eldgamla Ísafold (Ancient Iceland), de facto national anthem under Danish rule prior to 1918

Flag of India.svg India[edit]

  • Jana Gana Mana (Thou art the ruler of the minds of all people), national anthem, adopted on independence in 1950
  • Vande Mataram (I bow to thee, Mother), official national song, adopted on independence in 1950

Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia[edit]

  • Indonesia Raya (Great Indonesia), adopted 1945 after end of Japanese occupation

Flag of Iran.svg Iran[edit]

Flag of Iraq.svg Iraq[edit]

  • Mawtini (My Homeland), adopted 2004 after fall of Saddam Hussein
  • Ardh Alforatain (Land of Two Rivers), used under Saddam Hussein; adopted 1981, abolished 2003
  • Walla Zaman Ya Selahy (Oh For Ages! My Weapon!), adopted without lyrics in 1965, replaced 1981
  • Mawtini (My Country), instrumental anthem, adopted 1958 on establishment of the republic, replaced 1965; also used 2003-2004 as an interim anthem
  • As-Salam al-Malaki (Peace to the King), instrumental anthem of the Kingdom of Iraq, in use since 1923 while still under British rule; officially adopted 1933, and replaced in 1958

Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland[edit]

Flag of Israel.svg Israel[edit]

  • Hatikva (The Hope), in use since 1848, adopted 2004

Flag of Italy.svg Italy[edit]

J[edit]

Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica[edit]

Flag of Japan.svg Japan[edit]

  • Kimi ga Yo (May your reign last forever), in use since 1870, adopted officially in 1992.

Flag of Jersey.svg Jersey[edit]

Flag of Jordan.svg Jordan[edit]

K[edit]

Flag of Karelia.svg Karelia[edit]

Flag of Katanga.svg Katanga[edit]

Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan[edit]

Flag.svg Kashmir[edit]

Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya[edit]

Flag of Kiribati.svg Kiribati[edit]

Unification flag of Korea.svg Korea[edit]

  • Arirang, folk song used as an anthem for a unified Korea (a blend medley of Aegukka and Aegukga is also sometimes used)
  • Daehan Jeguk Aegukga (Patriotic Hymn of the Great Korean Empire), anthem of the Korean Empire, adopted 1902 and used until annexation by Japan in 1910

Flag of Kosovo.svg Kosovo[edit]

  • Europe, instrumental national anthem, adopted 2008

Flag of Kurdistan.svg Kurdistan[edit]

  • Ey Reqîb (Hey Enemy), adopted 1946 for a few months in Mahabad, now in West Iran; adopted 1991 in Iraqi Kurdistan

Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait[edit]

Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan[edit]

L[edit]

Flag of Laos.svg Laos[edit]

  • Pheng Xat Lao (Hymn of the Lao People), adopted 1947 on creation of the Kingdom of Laos, revised 1975.

Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia[edit]

Flag of Lebanon.svg Lebanon[edit]

  • Kulluna lil-watan (All Of Us, For Our Country), adopted 1927 by the French territory of Greater Lebanon and retained after independence

Flag of Lesotho.svg Lesotho[edit]

Flag of Liberia.svg Liberia[edit]

Flag of Libya.svg Libya[edit]

Flag of Liechtenstein.svg Liechtenstein[edit]

Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania[edit]

Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg[edit]

  • Ons Heemecht (Our Motherland), national anthem, adopted 1895
  • De Wilhelmus (The William), royal anthem, in use since 1919

M[edit]

Flag of Macau.svg Macao[edit]

  • Macao has never had its own anthem, but instead has used the anthem of its parent country.

Flag of North Macedonia.svg Macedonia[edit]

Flag of Madagascar.svg Madagascar[edit]

Flag of Malawi.svg Malawi[edit]

Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia[edit]

  • Negaraku (My Country), anthem of province of Perak since 1888, adopted as anthem of the whole country at independence in 1957

Flag of Maldives.svg Maldives[edit]

  • Gaumee Salaam (National Salute), adopted 1948 with the tune of Auld Lang Syne, and set to an original melody in 1972.
  • Salaamathi, instrumental, used as a state anthem until 1940, and as royal anthem until 1964

Flag of Mali.svg Mali[edit]

  • Le Mali (Mali), adopted shortly after independence, in 1962

Flag of Malta.svg Malta[edit]

  • L-Innu Malti (The Hymn of Malta), adopted 1945
  • Ave Crux Alba (Hail, White Cross), anthem of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Flag of Manchukuo.svg Manchukuo[edit]

Flag of the Marshall Islands.svg Marshall Islands[edit]

Snake Flag of Martinique.svg Martinique[edit]

Flag of Mauritania.svg Mauritania[edit]

Flag of Mauritius.svg Mauritius[edit]

  • Motherland, lyrics by Jean-Georges Prosper, music by Philippe Gentil, adopted 1968. Text copyrighted in Mauritius and in the USA.

Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico[edit]

Flag of the Federated States of Micronesia.svg Micronesia[edit]

Flag of Moldova.svg Moldova[edit]

Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco[edit]

  • A Marcia de Muneghu (The March of Monaco), adopted 1848, replaced with Monegasque translation in 1931

Flag of Mongolia.svg Mongolia[edit]

Flag of Montenegro.svg Montenegro[edit]

  • Oj, svijetla majska zoro (Oh, Bright Dawn of May), adopted 2004 while still united with Serbia
  • Ubavoj nam Crnoj Gori (To our beautiful Montenegro), anthem of the Kingdom of Montenegro, adopted 1870, in use until union with Serbia in 1918

Flag of Montserrat.svg Montserrat[edit]

Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco[edit]

  • Hymne Chérifien (Hymn of the Sharif), adopted without lyrics upon independence in 1956, new lyrics added 1970

Flag of Mozambique.svg Mozambique[edit]

Flag of Myanmar.svg Myanmar[edit]

  • Kaba Ma Kyei (Till the End of the World), adopted on independence in 1948

N[edit]

Flag of Artsakh.svg Nagorno-Karabagh[edit]

Flag of Namibia.svg Namibia[edit]

Flag of Nauru.svg Nauru[edit]

Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal[edit]

  • Sayaun Thunga Phulka (Hundreds of Flowers), adopted 2007 after the formation of Nepal as a republic
  • Ras Triya Gaan (National Song), national anthem of the Kingdom of Nepal, adopted 1962, abolished 2006

Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands[edit]

  • Het Wilhelmus (The William), in use since the 17th century, replaced 18156 and officially re-adopted 1932
  • Wien Neêrlands Bloed (Who is of Dutch Blood), adopted 1815 and abolished 1932

National anthems of other Dutch entities:

  • Aruba Dushi Tera (Aruba Precious Country), national song of Aruba territory
  • Anthem without a title, national anthem for the Netherland Antilles from 2000 to its dissolution in 2010.
  • Tera di Solo y Suave Biento (Land of the Sun and Soft Breeze), national anthem for the Netherlands Antilles 1964-2000, now municipal anthem of Bonaire
  • It Fryske Folksliet (The Frisian Folksong), national anthem of Frisia, in use since 1875

Flag of FLNKS.svg New Caledonia[edit]

Dominion of Newfoundland Red Ensign.svg Newfoundland, Dominion of[edit]

Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand[edit]

  • God Defend New Zealand, one of two co-equal national anthems, adopted as national song in 1940, and as second national anthem in 1977
  • God Save the Queen, one of two co-equal national anthems, adopted 1840 while still a British colony
  • Ka Mate, National Rugby Anthem

Flag of Nicaragua.svg Nicaragua[edit]

  • Salve a ti, Nicaragua (Hail to Thee, Nicaragua), melody adopted c. 1836, replaced 1876; re-adopted 1918 with new lyrics added in 1939
  • Soldados, ciudadanos (Soldiers, Citizens), national anthem from 1876 to 1893
  • Hermosa Soberana (Beautiful and Sovereign), national anthem from 1893 to 1910
  • La Patria Amada (The Beloved Homeland), temporary anthem in use during the 1910s

Flag of Niger.svg Niger[edit]

  • La Nigerienne (The Song of Niger), adopted 1961 after independence

Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria[edit]

Flag of Niue.svg Niue[edit]

Flag of Norfolk Island.svg Norfolk Island[edit]

Flag of North Korea.svg North Korea[edit]

  • Aegukka (Patriotic Song), national anthem of North Korea, adopted 1947 (text copyrighted in North Korea and in the USA)

Flag of North Macedonia.svg North Macedonia[edit]

Ulster Banner.svg Northern Ireland[edit]

Flag of the Northern Mariana Islands.svg Northern Mariana Islands[edit]

Flag of Norway.svg Norway[edit]

O[edit]

Olympic flag.svg Olympics[edit]

Flag of Oman.svg Oman[edit]

Flag of the Orange Free State.svg Orange Free State[edit]

Flag of the Ottoman Empire.svg Ottoman Empire[edit]

P[edit]

Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan[edit]

Azad Kashmir:

Flag of Palau.svg Palau[edit]

Flag of Palestine.svg Palestine[edit]

  • Fida'i (Revolutionary), adopted 1972
  • Mawtini (My Homeland), de facto anthem before 1972, and still used as an unofficial anthem

Flag of Panama.svg Panama[edit]

Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Papua New Guinea[edit]

Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay[edit]

Flag of Persia (1907-1933).svg Persia[edit]

Flag of Peru.svg Peru[edit]

Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines[edit]

  • Lupang Hinirang (Chosen Land), music adopted on independence in 1898, English lyrics adopted 1938 and abolished 1998, Filipino lyrics adopted 1956

Flag of the Pitcairn Islands.svg Pitcairn Islands[edit]

Flag of Poland.svg Poland[edit]

Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal[edit]

Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Puerto Rico[edit]

Q[edit]

Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar[edit]

Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec[edit]

R[edit]

Flag of Romania.svg Romania[edit]

Flag of Russia.svg Russia[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

U[edit]

Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda[edit]

Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine[edit]

Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Union of Soviet Socialist Republics[edit]

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom[edit]

  • "God Save the Queen" (or "God Save the King" during the reign of a male monarch) (royal anthem)
    • List also: England, Scotland, North Ireland, Wales, Cornwall ...

England

Northern Ireland

Flag of Argentina (1818).svg United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata[edit]

Flag of the U.S..svg United States of America[edit]

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W[edit]

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

See also[edit]