The national anthem of which country contains a record 158 verses?

Trivia Question: The national anthem of which country contains a record 158 verses?

Italy
Greece
Switzerland
United States

Answer: With 158 verses, the Greek national anthem is the longest national anthem in the world by length of text. It is known as the “Hymn to Freedom”, and was originally a poem written by Dionysios Solomos in 1823. Inspired by the Greek War of Independence, Solomos wrote the hymn to honor the struggle of Greeks for independence after centuries of Ottoman rule. It was set to music by Nikolaos Mantzaros, and officially adopted as the national anthem of Greece in 1865. In 1966, the Republic of Cypress also adopted this song as its national anthem.

The answer is:Greece

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