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16 Fun Facts About Capricorn

Looking for fun facts about Capricorn? From being known as the worker bee of the Zodiac to why they’re so responsible, check out these Capricorn facts now!

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If you were born between December 21st and January 20th, you were born under the sign of Capricorn, the horned goat of the zodiac.

If you were born in this period, there’s a good chance your birthday falls on Christmas or around New Year celebrations. It’s annoying, isn’t it!? You want your birthday to be about you, not about everyone else!

What does that mean to Capriocorns though? Well, we’re about to find out with these fun facts about Capricorn.

The influence of Capricorn is with us everywhere

Practical and uncomplicated, many may find the Capricorn to be dull or boring, but nothing could be further from the truth.

In fact, Capricorns are the most hard-working and goal-oriented sign in the zodiac. It’s this discipline and resolve that carries the Capricorn to great heights in their career.

Capricorns are also loyal friends and the best at offering practical and realistic advice. Did we mention that Capricorns are also hilarious? In their own bone-dry, witty, Capricorn-y way.

Let’s start discovering more Capricorn facts and get to the bottom of why the horned goat may be the best zodiac sign of all.

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Do you know what Capricorns are known for?

16 Fun Facts About Capricorn

1. Capricorns are workaholics

If you have a job you need to get done in a timely manner, call a Capricorn. Disciplined and goal-oriented are two of Capricorns most famous personality traits.

As long as there is a clear objective, a Capricorn will gladly jump on a project and help out. The downside of such a high work ethic is that Capricorns may put work above family.

2. Capricorns are responsible

Well Capricorn, you really are the grown-up in the room, aren’t you?

Capricorns take comfort in routine and keeping track of their progress, which makes them responsible with their money and in relationships. A Capricorn also expects the same level of responsibility from a partner, friend or co-worker.

If you’re a flighty, free-wheeling Pisces, Capricorn will not give you the time of day.

Capricorns are known as the worker bees of the Zodiac

3. Capricorns are a stabilizing force

If you have a Capricorn on your side, you can breathe a sigh of relief, because you are standing on solid ground.

Capricorn, being the leader of the earth signs, is not only rooted in reality, but has the ability to cut through any nonsense to come up with practical solutions.

Here’s one of the most interesting facts about Capricorn – they are known to reunite warring family members and bring people together.

4. Capricorns are surprisingly funny

Alright, we know about the dependable nature of the Capricorn, but did you know they’re also one of the funniest zodiac signs?

With dry observing wit, a Capricorn often catches people off-guard with a caustic jab or uproarious observation. Their practical nature is a big part of the Capricorn’s humorous side, because their jokes are carefully timed and infrequent, surprising the people around them and making it all the more funny.

5. Don’t cancel dinner with a Capricorn

Ghosting a Capricorn is a really bad idea. Their hard-working nature means time is the Capricorn’s most precious resource.

To a Capricorn, a date set, is a date set. Once you go back on your word, you can say goodbye to any potential relationship. The plus side is that Capricorn’s dependable nature means they won’t ditch you either!

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Capricorn is the only zodiac sign to be different in Hindu astrology

6. Capricorn the crocodile?

In Hindu astrology, the symbols for each of the 12 zodiac signs remain the same, except for Capricorn. Makara the crocodile, a legendary sea-creature in Hindu mythology, is the symbol for people born under this star sign.

Okay, we really love this! Why does the traditional zodiac have a goat, a sheep, and a bull? We say out with the hooves and in with the deadly jaws!

7.  Capricorns are self-motivated

Unlike many of the other zodiac signs, people born under Capricorn do not need to be pushed to excel. Capricorns are often the most studious in the classroom and can be teased for being the teacher’s pet.

However, in adulthood this self-motivation serves Capricorn well as they have the ability to plan and execute complex tasks, and reap the rewards because of it.

8. Capricorns in relationships

The steady, dependable nature of the Capricorn is most compatible with the other earth signs of the zodiac.

Virgo and Taurus are similarly rooted in reality and will allow Capricorn to strive for their goals, without butting in and trying to steal away Capricorn’s attention.

An immature Pisces or a chatty Gemini will not be a love match for Capricorn. In fact, a chaotic or spontaneous partner is the stuff of a Capricorn’s nightmares.

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They can really hold a family together

9. A Capricorn has no time for your drama

Capricorn can be a difficult sign for others to connect with because of their overly disciplined nature and focus on work ahead of relationships.

It isn’t too difficult for a Capricorn to dismiss someone from their lives who disrupt their lofty goals and expectations. A Capricorn would rather continue on alone than devote their time listening to other people’s problems.

10. Capricorn in the bedroom

Even though intimacy and sex is not a top priority for the career-oriented Capricorn, given the right person and the right atmosphere, Capricorn’s love to please their partners.

A more open-minded water sign like a Cancer or Scorpio can really bring out the animal in Capricorn.

11. Can you beat a Capricorn at chess?

Not only are Capricorns the most logical sign in the zodiac, they also are known to have intense powers of self-concentration. This certainly helps a Capricorn make goals and stick to them, unlike most other signs in the zodiac.

This ability to concentrate make Capricorns excel at logic puzzles, building models, and in games like chess and Go.

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Capricorns make brilliant chess players

12. Capricorns may forget the joys of life

The downfall of being so goal-oriented and hardworking is that Capricorns can often forget about the small pleasures that come from everyday life.

If it doesn’t have a clear outcome, a Capricorn is often uninterested. This can include social events, family gatherings and travel. A light-hearted friend can help shake Capricorn from their rigid timelines, but only in small doses, for a Capricorn will want to eventually get back to work!

13. Capricorns are the best entrepreneurs

Studious? Check. Goal-oriented? Check. Focused? Check.

It is not hard to believe that Capricorns make great entrepreneurs.

Owning a business comes with many complex and arduous tasks, and no other zodiac sign is up for all that hard work than Capricorn. It’s no wonder that billionaire Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos was born on January 12th, right in the heart of Capricorn.

14. Capricorns can sense danger

Just like the animal that represents them, Capricorn have a sixth sense when it comes to danger.

Capricorns are able to read people pretty well, especially when there is malicious intent. Being able to sense something is wrong gives a Capricorn a chance to escape situations without being harmed. However, if a Capricorn does have to defend itself, watch out! The strike will be forceful and vicious.

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Capricorns are very good at sensing danger

15. Capricorn in the night sky

Capricornus, the horned goat, is one of the oldest-known constellations in the night sky.

To locate Capricornus, first you must find the brighter Sagittarius, and then look left for a triangle-shaped cluster of 20 stars. There it is! Capricornus!

The brightest star in the constellation is called Algedi. Located at just over 100 light-years away from us. The next time you’re out on an evening stroll, you can impress your partner with these Capricorn facts.

16. Capricorns make great friends

Since Capricorns have such a strong belief in the power of hard-work and setting goals, they can offer the best advice when it comes to your career.

A Capricorn friend is also loyal. If people badmouth you behind your back, a Capricorn will not stand for it. They will always defend the people they love.

Capricorns are also brutally honest. If you need some tough love, look no further than your Capricorn bestie.

Who wants more fun facts?

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If you’re looking for some recommendations, these are a few of our favorite fact books to buy. We use these when planning fun trivia nights with family and friends!

  1. Interesting Facts for Curious Minds
  2. 1,144 Random, Interesting & Fun Facts You Need To Know
  3. The Intriguingly Interesting Book of 555 Fascinating Facts

Which our our fun facts about Capricorn do you think is the most true?

If we’ve missed off any Capricorn facts, let us know in the comments below and we’ll add them to this list!

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