Country Character

In Chinese Astrolgy it is not just people who display the characteristics of the year in which they were born; the principle applies equally to countries, and even to Corporations.  Some examples are set out below:

Country Created Chinese Year Characteristics
Canada 1867 Year of the Fire Rabbit Intuitive, affectionate and temperamental.
China 1949 Year of the Earth Ox Slow but sure, purposeful and determined.
England 1066 Year of the Fire Horse Competitive, excited, incautious, forceful.
France 1958 Year of the Earth Dog Idealistic, practical and slightly neurotic.
Germany 1945 Year of the Wood Cockerel Industrious, organised and enthusiastic.
Hong Kong 1842 Year of the Water Tiger Objective, receptive, business dealer.
Israel 1948 Year of the Earth Rat Innovative, progressive, wealth creator.
Japan 1945 Year of the Wood Cockerel Industrious, organised and enthusiastic.
Malaysia 1957 Year of the Fire Cockerel Diligent and intense, bold and dramatic.
Russia 1917 Year of the Fire Snake Energetic, passionate, controlling and cruel.
Singapore 1965 Year of the Wood Snake Considerate, humanitarian, conscientious.
United Kingdom 1660 Year of the Metal Rat Stubborn, idealistic, creative and practical.
U.S.A 1776 Year of the Fire Monkey Innovative, aggressive, with business acumen