List of national anthems

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A national anthem is a generally patriotic musical composition that is evoking and eulogizing the history, traditions and struggles of its people, recognized either by a nation's government as the official national song, or by convention through use by the people.

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  • Its hills and valleys gently fall,
    its name is ancient Denmark,
    And it is Freya's hall.




  • Upwards on the horizon rises the Eastern Sun,
The light in the eyes of the believers in truth,
Bahman is the zenith of our faith.
Your message, O Imam, of independence, freedom, is imprinted on our souls.
O Martyrs! Your clamors echo in the ears of time.
Enduring, continuing, and eternal.
    • The Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Our hope is not yet lost,
    The hope two thousand years old.
    • Original Hebrew:
      ,עוֹד לֹא אָבְדָה תִּקְוָתֵנוּ‬
      ‬ הַתִּקְוָה בַּת שְׁנוֹת אַלְפַּיִם‬‬
    • Hatikvah (Israel, lyric by Naftali Herz Imber)


  • May your reign
    Continue for a thousand, eight thousand generations.
    • Original Japanese:
    • Kimigayo (Japan, unknown authorship)


  • Great Koreans, to the Great Korean way, always stay true.
    • Original Korean:
      대한 사람, 대한으로 길이 보전하세.
    • Aegukga (South Korea, lyrics in 1896 probably by Yun Chi-ho or Ahn Changho, music by Ahn Eak-tai in 1936



  • Oh Fatherland, one feels the voice
    Of your distinguished forefathers,
    That shall lead you to victory!



  • Let our voices soar as one
    Onward Singapore
    Onward Singapore
  • Sounds the call to come together,
    And united we shall stand,
    Let us live and strive for freedom
    In South Africa our land!
  • You ancient, you free, you mountainous north.



  • O! say can you see by the dawn's early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming,

Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight,
⁠O'er the ramparts we watch'd, were so gallantly streaming?
And the Rockets' red glare, the Bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our Flag was still there.
⁠O! say does that star-spangled Banner yet wave,
⁠O'er the Land of the free and the home of the brave?


  • We're all brothers and sisters.
    All lives matter to the great.

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