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"Ja, vi elsker dette landet"





Ja, vi elsker dette landet,


som det stiger frem,


furet, værbitt, over vannet,


med de tusen hjem.


Elsker, elsker det og tenker


på vår far og mor


og den saganatt som senker


drømmer på vår jord.





Norske mann i hus og hytte,


takk din store Gud!


Landet ville han beskytte


skjønt det mørkt så ut.


Alt hva fedrene har kjempet,


mødrene har grett,


har den Herre stille lempet,


så vi vant vår rett.





Ja, vi elsker dette landet,


som det stiger frem,


furet, værbitt over vannet,


med de tusen hjem!


Og som fedres kamp har hevet


det fra nød til seier


også vi når det blir krevet,


for dets fred slår leir.

Norway Flag

Norway Flag

Flag History The colors red, white and blue were taken from the US flag, the UK flag and the French revolutionary Tricolore as at that time they were regarded as a symbol of freedom.
Flag Date of Adoption 10 December 1898
Flag Symbolism red with a blue cross outlined in white that extends to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted to the hoist side in the style of the Dannebrog (Danish flag)

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