Astrology : All you need to know about the zodiac sign of Capricorn

You are a Capricorn if your date of birth is between 23 December and 20 January. People born under this sign are generally hardworking, quiet, loyal and devoted. However, they are also very introverted, suspicious and cold. Their ruling planet is Saturn, which makes them energetic, courageous and well-groomed. Find out more about Capricorn’s character traits and compatibility with other signs.

Capricorn zodiac sign overview

Each of the astral signs is associated with one of the four elements: water, earth, fire and air. Capricorn is associated with the classic earth element, while the other earth signs are Taurus and Virgo. What’s more, the zodiac signs are divided into 3 modes: cardinal, fixed and mutable. The earth sign Capricorn is a cardinal sign. The other cardinal signs are: Aries, Cancer and Libra. The cardinal mode designates the signs of the zodiac that enter a season. Capricorn enters the winter season, which makes it energetic, hardworking, persistent and disciplined.

On the other hand, Capricorns are generally slim, with fine features, fine hair and serious eyes. They like colours like black, white, beige, grey, brown and green. They are mainly associated with the metal lead. Their birthstones are onyx, jet and smoky quartz. Their flower is usually the wild pansy.

Capricorn’s strengths and qualities

Capricorns are determined and persistent. They always see things through to the end, both professionally and personally. They are very ambitious, rigorous, organised, farsighted, courageous and patient. They are prepared to work hard to achieve their goals. They are disciplined and always respect hierarchy and rules. They are also loyal in love and friendship. Capricorns are also one of the most loyal signs.

Capricorns are devoted and nurturing. They’re always there to cheer up their loved ones and lend a helping hand to colleagues or friends in trouble. What’s more, their word is their bond: they always keep their promises. Despite their lofty ambitions, they are modest. They are perfectionists who prefer to take their time to get the job done right.

Capricorn’s weaknesses and faults

One of the negative aspects of Capricorn is that they are pessimistic. When everything seems to be going wrong, they are easily overcome by gloomy thoughts. Too frugal, they are a bit stingy. It’s often difficult for them to spend their money to please themselves. They are also too introverted, keeping everything to themselves.

There is a coldness about Capricorns that makes them seem insensitive. Intellectually, they are sometimes so serious that they become boring. They are also intolerant, stubborn, conservative, manipulative and moody.

Capricorn compatibility with other signs of the zodiac

In terms of love, people born under the sign of Capricorn are very compatible with Taurus. They get on well with Cancer, who offers them his heart without hesitation. They can also team up with Gemini for true love or Aquarius.

On a friendly level, one of the signs compatible with Capricorn is Aries. Capricorns also have an affinity with Virgo, which will encourage and support them. They will also get on well with another Capricorn or a Pisces. However, they will have difficulty getting along with Leo, Libra, Scorpio and Sagittarius.