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Oben am jungen Rhein

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Oben am jungen Rhein (Up above the young Rhine) is the national anthem of Liechtenstein.

It is sung to same tune as the United Kingdom national anthem, God Save the Queen. The lyrics were written in 1850 by Jakob Josef Jauch. Until 1963, the lead line was "Oben am deutschen Rhein" ("Up above the German Rhine").

Text and English translation

First stanza

Oben am jungen Rhein
Lehnet sich Liechtenstein
An Alpenhh'n.
Dies liebe Heimatland,
Das teure Vaterland,
Hat Gottesweise Hand
Fr uns erseh'n.

Up above the young Rhine
Lies Liechtenstein, resting
On Alpine heights.
This beloved homeland,
This dear fatherland
Was chosen for us by
God's wise hand.

Second stanza

Hoch lebe Liechtenstein
Blhend am jungen Rhein,
Glcklich und treu.
Hoch leb' der Frst vom Land,
Hoch unser Vaterland,
Durch Bruderliebe-Band
Vereint und frei.

Long live Liechtenstein,
Blossoming on the young Rhine,
Happy and faithful!
Long live the Prince of the Land,
Long live our fatherland,
Through bonds of brotherly love
united and free!

See also

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