Liechtenstein National Anthem Lyrics

The Liechtenstein national anthem, “Oben am jungen Rhein” (High Above the Young Rhine), celebrates the heritage and cultural significance of the Liechtenstein nation. Below are the original lyrics in German and their English translation.

Additional Information

  • Anthem Name: Oben am jungen Rhein (High Above the Young Rhine)
  • Written Date: 1850
  • Lyricist: Jakob Josef Jauch
  • Composer: Unknown (set to the tune of “God Save the Queen”)
  • Official Adoption Date: 1920

Original Lyrics in German

Oben am jungen Rhein
Lehnet sich Liechtenstein
An Alpenhöh’n.
Dies liebe Heimatland,
Das teure Vaterland,
Hat Gottes weise Hand
Für uns erseh’n.

English Translation of the Lyrics

Here is the Liechtenstein national anthem English version. “Oben am jungen Rhein” reflects the pride and unity of Liechtenstein. Below is the English translation of the lyrics.

High above the young Rhine
Liechtenstein leans
Against Alpine heights.
This beloved homeland,
The dear fatherland,
God’s wise hand
Has chosen for us.

Supporting Links

For a more detailed and original content about the Liechtenstein national anthem, please visit:
The Historical and Cultural Significance of Liechtenstein’s National Anthem
Liechtenstein National Anthem History – Wikipedia
These links provide additional details on the lyrics, historical context, and significance of the Liechtenstein national anthem, “Oben am jungen Rhein.”

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