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Year Of The Dragon

Year Of The Dragon – Chinese Zodiac

The Year of the Dragon is the fifth in the Chinese lunar cycle.

This happens once in 12 years and is tempered by the Chinese Elements.

Those born in the Dragon years are confident and ambitious but can also be domineering and overbearing.

The Chinese Zodiac is based on the Lunar year and the actual Dates of Dragon years are:


Year Of The Dragon : Dates

Year of Metal Dragon:

8 February 1940 – 26 January 1941
5 February 2000 – 23 December 2000

Year of Water Dragon:

27 January 1952 – 13 February 1953
23 January 2012 – 9 February 2014

Year of Wood Dragon:

13 February 1964 – 1 February 1965
10 February 2024 – 28 January 2025

Year of Fire Dragon:

31 January 1976 – 17 February 1977

Year of Earth Dragon:

17 February 1988 – 5 February 1989


Personality Traits

People born in the Year of the Dragon are supposed to be courageous and inspiring. They attract admiration and respect from everybody. Children born in this Chinese zodiac are said to be lucky. This leads to a situation where there is a problem in getting admission for their children to schools!

Positive Traits

Those born in the Years of the Dragon are inventive, adventurous, flexible, confident, courageous and zealous. They are born with the traits of persistence and cleverness. They are authoritative and ambitious. Also, they are not afraid of difficulties and dangerous situations. These people are not traditional and look forward to building a new and stable future.

Chinese Dragons are energetic, and emotional and are careful about their character. They abhor rumor-mongering, duplicity, and defaming. They do not like to be taken advantage of or dominated by others. Added to this, they are good leaders in search of perfection.


Negative Traits

People born in Dragon Years can be insensitive, hot-blooded, arrogant, and intolerant. They are not able to keep their emotions in check. They are passionate in love, but proper affection is missing. Dragons hardly feel the frustration if rejected in love. They are critical of others’ incompetence. They are impractical in their expectations of life and tend to run away from failures. These Dragons are belligerent and will not tolerate any criticism.

Influence of Elements

Characteristics of Year of the Dragon are altered by the elements.


Metal Dragon

Metal Dragons are leaders by birth and have many followers to toe their line. They are not flexible in their ideas and will pursue them even without any support. They are not affected by criticism and unpopularity. Also, they use their force to quench opposition and eliminate conflicts. They are highly resourceful and force their way to success.

Water Dragon

Water Dragons are tempered by the flexibility of flowing water. They are sympathetic to others and can understand the feelings of others. They are creative and act with calmness after necessary thinking. These dragons are more balanced in their approach to life. They do not crave attention. Their projects will be successful as they are based on proper thinking and the right decisions. They may not take up more ventures as they are cautious.

Wood Dragon

Wood Dragons will be more frank and broad-minded. They are good leaders surrounded by experts doling out sound advice. They are humble, innovative, and hard-working. These use their originality and diligence to complete their ventures. When they feel they are right, these Chinese Dragon sign people stick to their positions despite opposing expert opinions. They normally are correct in their judgment.

Fire Dragon

Fire Dragons are influenced by fire, and hence are impatient and commanding by nature. They depend on their intuition and stick to their plans. They are charming, commanding, and convincing. These dragons are obstinate and succeed whereas others fail because of their luck. They change their moods in a second. They are not careful about saving money but they earn more money. In addition, they are forceful and are great achievers.

Earth Dragon

Earth Dragons stay grounded and have all the other traits of a Chinese Dragon. They are clever and imaginative, and at the same time think calmly, unlike other dragons. Their calmness and wise thinking combined with their enthusiasm and hard work motivate others. This will result in great financial achievements financially. They select their partner early in life. Their lives are less dramatic and turbulent.


The Dragon personality maintains generally good physical condition because of their diligence at work. As they like challenging and risky jobs, they are prone to tension and stress. Young and middle-aged Dragon people should pay attention to their skin, while old people should care for their digestive systems, blood, and gallbladder. Exercises of the mind and body like Yoga and walking will make them fit and fine.


The Year of the Dragon people like to prove themselves in difficult situations involving risks. They excel as inventors, sales personnel, engineers, managers, brokers, journalists, lawyers, architects, and computer analysts.


The Dragon Year people are not in a hurry to find a life partner. They are likely to deliberate before entering into a lasting relationship. Once they decide, they are fully committed to a permanent affair. Dragons are highly affectionate and generous to their mate.

Luck & Compatibility

  • Highly Compatible with Rooster, Monkey or Rat
  • Should Avoid Dragon, Dog, Rabbit or Ox
  • Lucky Colors: Golden, Silver, Snow White
  • Unlucky Colors: Red, Purple, Black, Green
  • Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 6
  • Unlucky Numbers: 3, 8, 9
  • Lucky Flowers: Hyacinth, Bleeding Heart
  • Lucky Directions: West, North, Northwest

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