Liechtensteiner National Anthem Lyrics

“Oben am jungen Rhein” is the national anthem of Liechtenstein and the Liechtensteiner national anthem lyrics were written by Jakob Josef Jauch and the music to the Liechtensteiner national anthem was composed by an unknown person.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Liechtenstein

“Oben am jungen Rhein” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Liechtenstein in the year of 1963.


Liechtensteiner National Anthem Lyrics in German

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

2. Hoch lebe Liechtenstein,
Blühend am jungen Rhein,
Glücklich und treu.
Hoch leb’der Fürst vom Land,
Hoch unser Vaterland,
Durch Buderliebe-Band
Vereint und frei.
Hoch leb’der Fürst vom Land,
Hoch unser Vaterland,
Durch Buderliebe-Band
Vereint und frei.

Liechtensteiner National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

1. High 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.
This beloved homeland,
This dear fatherland
Was chosen for us by
God’s wise hand.

2. Long live Liechtenstein,
Blossoming on the young Rhine,
Happy and faithful!
Long live the Prince of the Land,
Long live our fatherland,
United by brotherly bonds and free.
Long live the Prince of the Land,
Long live our fatherland,
United by brotherly bonds and free
Liechtensteiner National Anthem Lyrics

When is Liechtensteiner National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Liechtenstein is usually played or sung during national holidays, particularly on the independence day celebrations in Liechtenstein. It is also performed throughout cultural and other celebrations in Liechtenstein, usually marking off the start or the end of such festivals.

National anthem of Liechtenstein is also often carried out in global sporting events, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport events.


What is the importance of Liechtensteiner National Anthem in Liechtenstein?

The national anthem of Liechtenstein, like other national signs of Liechtenstein, embodies the tradition, history, and beliefs of Liechtenstein and its people. Hence, it assists evoke feelings of patriotism among the Liechtensteiner individuals and reminds them of their Liechtenstein’s glory, charm, and rich heritage.

It also helps unite the residents of Liechtenstein by one single record or music. During the performance of the Liechtensteiner national anthem, citizens of Liechtenstein, in spite of their ethnic distinctions, rise in unity and listen attentively or sing the song with terrific commitment.

Sports men and women from Liechtenstein also feel a fantastic moment of honor when they receive a medal at a global sporting event while Liechtenstein’s national anthem is played in the background. It provides a sensation of having actually made their country proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Liechtenstein in schools learn to respect their nation and develop a sense of unity amongst themselves.