Where To Travel? Aquarius Cities And Countries…
Which cities and countries are ruled by the zodiac sign Aquarius?
The city of Brighton has been cited in the Domesday Book and is thought to date back to the Anglo-Saxon period. A location known in earlier times by the name ‘Bristelmestune‘, Brighton is truly an Aquarius place! In the Georgian era it became a fashionable destination and seaside resort, a major tourist attraction for day-trippers from London. Its Royal Pavilion (pictured above) was build as a residence for the Prince Regent, and makes an eccentric centre-piece in the city.
Like Aquarius, Brighton is seen as a little different, and outside the usual parameters of nearby London, with its quirky shops and entertainment. It’s been voted the happiest place to live in the UK, and the countries hippest city! It has a well-known and thriving LGBT community – one of the largest and most prominent in the UK, and many LGBT publishers and charities are based there.
Sri Lanka’s Independence Day, or National Day is February 4th 1948, when the country gained political independence from British rule. This chart has the sun rising in Aquarius, giving a strong Aquarian sentiment to the country, plus the moon in Sagittarius, making it a home to many different cultures, languages and ethnicities.
Established as a trading town by King Gustav I of Sweden in 1550 (January 12th at 9.45 am), Helsinki has the sun exactly conjunct Saturn in Aquarius at 1º, making it a seriously Aquarian location! Located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is the seat of the region of Uusimaa, the most populous urban area in Finland. The World Design Capital for 2012, in 2011 British magazine Monocle ranked Helsinki the world’s most liveable city.
In the birth chart cast for June 12th 1990 (at 1.45 pm, Moscow) we have the moon conjunct the north node in Aquarius, which is the declaration of independence of Russia from the USSR.
The Holy Vatican City
If we use the 11th February 1929, 11.05 in Rome (Treaties signed in Lateran Palace), the Vatican City State is a sun, Mercury and Midheaven in Aquarius place! However, it could also be considered Gemini…
Using the Waitangi Treaty chart, or February 6th 1840 at 1.00 pm in Whangarei, New Zealand, this country has a sun-Neptune conjunction with Mercury and the midheaven all in Aquarius. A progressive country in women’s rights, the environment and employment, this stunning place advocates change and improvements towards better conditions and liberal ideas, with new and experimental methods.
One of the last countries in the world to be inhabited by humans, its population might feel like Aquarian space aliens, planted in such a beautiful landscape! Pure, crystal clear waters and a captivating environment are ideal for Aqua babes…