List Of National Anthems Of World Countries And Territories

Last updated on September 29th, 2021

Wherever you live in the world, chances are you grew up learning about the national symbols of your homeland. Chief among said national symbols are national anthems. In short, national anthems are the song of the nation and often embody the collective values and pride of the given nation-state in its lyrics.

Importantly, most national anthems have gone through quite a journey to become what they are today. For starters, many of the songs that we have come to know as national anthems did not start out as such. It took more than a century for the national anthem of the United States to be named as such.


In addition to evolving over time, many national anthems have had several writers and have had the lyrics and melodies revised over time. This is understandable. After all, common societal values are likely to evolve with the people of the nation. It often follows that the national song or anthem should reflect said evolved values and not merely the values of the time in which it was first written. Both the lyrics and the melody will evolve in this regard.

List of National Anthem of World Countries and territories.

AsiaCountry NameNational Anthem
1.Afghanistan"Milli Surood" (National Anthem)
2.Armenia"Mer Hayrenik" (Our Fatherland)
(a transcontinental country with territory in two or more continents)
"Azerbaijan Marsi" (March of Azerbaijan)
4.Bahrain"Bahrainona" (Our Bahrain)
5.Bangladesh"Amar Shonar Bangla" (My Golden Bengal)
6.Bhutan"Druk tsendhen" (The Thunder Dragon Kingdom)
7.Brunei"Allah Peliharakan Sultan" (God Bless His Majesty)
8.Cambodia"Nokoreach" (Royal Kingdom)
9.China"Yiyongjun Jinxingqu" (The March of the Volunteers)
10.Cyprus"Ymnos eis tin Eleftherian" (Hymn to Liberty)
(a transcontinental country with territory in two or more continents)
"Tavisupleba" (Liberty)
12.India"Jana-Gana-Mana" (Thou Art the Ruler of the Minds of All People)
13.Indonesia"Indonesia Raya" (Great Indonesia)
14.Iran"Soroud-e Melli-ye Jomhouri-ye Eslami-ye Iran" (National Anthem of the Islamic Republic of Iran)
15.Iraq"Mawtini" (My Homeland)
16.Israel"Hatikvah" (The Hope)
17.Japan"Kimigayo" (The Emperor"s Reign)
18.Jordan"As-salam al-malaki al-urdoni" (Long Live the King of Jordan)
(a transcontinental country with territory in two or more continents)
"Menin Qazaqstanim" (My Kazakhstan)
20.Kuwait"Al-Nasheed Al-Watani" (National Anthem)
21.Kyrgyzstan"Kyrgyz Respublikasynyn Mamlekettik Gimni" (National Anthem of the Kyrgyz Republic)
22.Laos"Pheng Xat Lao" (Hymn of the Lao People)
23.Lebanon"Kulluna lil-watan" (All Of Us, For Our Country!)
24.Malaysia"Negaraku" (My Country)
25.Maldives"Gaumee Salaam" (National Salute)
26.Mongolia"Mongol ulsyn toriin duulal" (National Anthem of Mongolia)
27.Myanmar (Burma)"Kaba Ma Kyei" (Till the End of the World, Myanmar)
28.Nepal"Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka" (Hundreds of Flowers)
29.North Korea"Aegukka" (Patriotic Song)
30.Oman"Nashid as-Salaam as-Sultani" (The Sultan's Anthem)
31.Pakistan"Qaumi Tarana" (National Anthem)
32.State of Palestine (Partially recognized state)"Fida'i"
"My Redemption"
33.Philippines"Lupang Hinirang" (Chosen Land)
34.Qatar"Al-Salam Al-Amiri" (The Amiri Salute)
(a transcontinental country with territory in two or more continents)
"Gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii" (National Anthem of the Russian Federation)
36.Saudi Arabia"Aash Al Maleek" (Long Live Our Beloved King)
37.Singapore"Majulah Singapura" (Onward Singapore)
38.South Korea"Aegukga" (Patriotic Song)
39.Sri Lanka"Sri Lanka Matha" (Mother Sri Lanka)
40.Syria"Humat ad-Diyar" (Guardians of the Homeland)
41.Taiwan"Zhonghua Minguo guoge" (National Anthem of the Republic of China)
42.Tajikistan"Surudi milli" (National Anthem)
43.Thailand"Phleng Chat Thai" (National Anthem of Thailand)
(a transcontinental country with territory in two or more continents)
"Istiklal Marsi" (Independence March)"Istiklal Marsi" (Independence March)
46.Turkmenistan"Garassyz, Bitarap Turkmenistanyn" (Independent, Neutral, Turkmenistan State Anthem)
47.United Arab Emirates (UAE)"Nashid al-watani al-imarati" (National Anthem of the UAE)
48.Uzbekistan"O'zbekiston Respublikasining Davlat Madhiyasi" (National Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan)
49.Vietnam"Tien quan ca" (The Song of the Marching Troops)
50.Yemen"al-qumhuriyatu l-muttahida" (United Republic)


AfricaCountryNational Anthem
51.Algeria"Kassaman" (We Pledge)
52.Angola"Angola Avante" (Forward Angola)
53.Benin"L'Aube Nouvelle" (The Dawn of a New Day)
54.Botswana"Fatshe leno la rona" (Our Land)
55.Burkina Faso"Le Ditanye" (Anthem of Victory)
56.Burundi"Burundi Bwacu" (Our Beloved Burundi)
57.Cabo Verde"Cantico da Liberdade" (Song of Freedom)
58.Cameroon"O Cameroun, Berceau de nos Ancetres" (O Cameroon, Cradle of Our Forefathers)
59.Central African Republic (CAR)"Le Renaissance" (The Renaissance)
60.Chad"La Tchadienne" (The Chadian)
61.Comoros"Udzima wa ya Masiwa" (The Union of the Great Islands)
62.Democratic Republic of the Congo"Debout Congolaise" (Arise Congolese)
63.Republic of the Congo"La Congolaise" (The Congolese)
64.Cote d'Ivoire"L'Abidjanaise" (Song of Abidjan)
65.Djibouti"Jabuuti" (Djibouti)
66.Egypt"Bilady, Bilady, Bilady" (My Homeland, My Homeland, My Homeland)
67.Equatorial Guinea"Caminemos pisando la senda" (Let Us Tread the Path)
68.Eritrea"Ertra, Ertra, Ertra" (Eritrea, Eritrea, Eritrea)
69.Ethiopia"Whedefit Gesgeshi Woud Enat Ethiopia" (March Forward, Dear Mother Ethiopia)
70.Gabon"La Concorde" (The Concorde)
71.Gambia"For The Gambia, Our Homeland"
72.Ghana"God Bless Our Homeland Ghana"
73.Guinea"Liberte" (Liberty)
74.Guinea-Bissau"Esta e a Nossa Patria Bem Amada" (This Is Our Beloved Country)
75.Kenya"Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu" (Oh God of All Creation)
76.Lesotho"Lesotho fatse la bo ntat'a rona" (Lesotho, Land of Our Fathers)
77.Liberia"All Hail, Liberia Hail!"
78.Libya"Libya, Libya, Libya"
79.Madagascar"Ry Tanindraza nay malala o" (Oh, Our Beloved Fatherland)
80.Malawi"Mulungu dalitsa Malawi" (Oh God Bless Our Land of Malawi)
81.Mali"Le Mali" (Mali)
82.Mauritania"Hymne National de la Republique Islamique de Mauritanie" (National Anthem of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania)
84.Morocco"Hymne Cherifien" (Hymn of the Sharif)
85.Mozambique"Patria Amada" (Lovely Fatherland)
86.Namibia"Namibia, Land of the Brave"
87.Niger"La Nigerienne" (The Nigerien)
88.Nigeria"Arise Oh Compatriots, Nigeria's Call Obey"
89.Rwanda"Rwanda nziza" (Rwanda, Our Beautiful Country)
90.Sao Tome and Principe
"Independencia total" (Total Independence)
91.Senegal"Pincez Tous vos Koras, Frappez les Balafons" (Pluck Your Koras, Strike the Balafons)
"Koste Seselwa" (Seychellois Unite)
93.Sierra Leone"High We Exalt Thee, Realm of the Free"
94.Somalia"Qolobaa Calankeed" (Every Nation Has its own Flag)
95.South Africa"National Anthem of South Africa"
96.South SudanSouth Sudan Oyee! (Hooray!)
97.Sudan"Nahnu Djundulla Djundulwatan" (We Are the Army of God and of Our Land)
"Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati" (Oh God, Bestower of the Blessings of the Swazi)
99.Tanzania"Mungu ibariki Afrika" (God Bless Africa)
100.Togo"Salut a toi, pays de nos aieux" (Hail to Thee, Land of Our Forefathers)
"Humat Al Hima" (Defenders of the Homeland)
102.Uganda"Oh Uganda, Land of Beauty!"
"Lumbanyeni Zambia" (Stand and Sing of Zambia, Proud and Free)
104.Zimbabwe"Kalibusiswe Ilizwe leZimbabwe" [Northern Ndebele language] "Simudzai Mureza WeZimbabwe" [Shona] (Blessed Be the Land of Zimbabwe)

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