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

See Georgia.

Flag of Acadia.svg Acadia[edit]

See Canada.

Flag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan[edit]

Flag of Åland.svg Åland[edit]

See Finland.

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 Aruba.svg Aruba[edit]

Flag of the Assyrians.svg Assyria[edit]

Flag of Australia.svg Australia[edit]

Flag of Austria.svg Austria[edit]

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

Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan[edit]

Flag of the Azores.svg Azores[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]

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]


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]


  • 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 (text copyrighted in Canada and the USA).

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

Flag of Catalonia.svg Catalonia[edit]

Twemoji 1f1f0-1f1fe.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.


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.


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]


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]


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]


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


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]


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]


Flag of Karelia.svg Karelia[edit]

Flag of Katanga.svg Katanga[edit]

Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan[edit]

Flag of Azad Kashmir.svg Kashmir[edit]

  • For the anthem of Azad Kashmir, see Pakistan

Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya[edit]

Flag of Kiribati.svg Kiribati[edit]

Unification flag of Korea.svg Korea[edit]

  • Aegukka (Patriotic Song), national anthem of North Korea, adopted 1947 (text copyrighted in North Korea and in the USA)
  • Aegukga (Patriotic Song), national anthem of South Korea, adopted 1948
  • 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]

  • see also Serbia, who claims sovereignty over Kosovo
  • Europe, instrumental national anthem, adopted 2008

Flag of Kurdistan.svg Kurdistan[edit]

  • see also Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey
  • 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]


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


Flag of Macau.svg Macao[edit]

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

Flag of 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]

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 Romania.svg Romania[edit]

Flag of Russia.svg Russia[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 ...


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





See also[edit]