Virgo being the second largest constellation ever is named for the sixth astrological zodiac sign. People born in between August 23 and September 22 will fall under this group and are commonly called as Virgoans or Virgos among others. Every year it spans between the 150 and 180 degrees. Virgo has a symbol ♍ which describes an Astraea maiden. She was believed to be the last immortal person at the end of the Silver Age according to Greek mythology.

There are different historical instances associated with the Virgo sign. She was also said to the mother of Persephone according to Roman mythology. The same zodiac sign is called as Kanya in India which means the virgin lady. Often Virgo is shown with a single lady with long hairs everywhere. She is said to be the disappointed goddess. Virgo is a zodiac sign associated with the element Earth.

The ruling planet of Virgo is Mercury, which is a representation of writing, speech and defined communication. With the sign of disappointed goddess, Virgos would seek to find goodness around them all the time. They are rich in helping nature and caring people and animals.

Virgos are found lovable, hardworking and kind compared to other sign people. They love to share themselves with nature and hate virtual world. They spend time with people, animals and books. They are good at reading, writing and literature. Virgos choose a career in writing or typing than other works. They are tender-natured and loved by most of the people.

Being soft-natured, Virgos are mostly affected by shyness. They are weak in taking opinions and feel worried about even little things. They enjoy their self-time and choose not to be in a company. Though they are conservative, they are always strong in their decisions and behavior.

Virgo people are most compatible with Cancer, Scorpio, Capricorn and Taurus. They are least compatible with Sagittarius and Gemini. Yellow Sapphire is the lucky stone and 2, 5 and 6 are the lucky numbers of Virgo. White, Yellow, Green and Orange are the lucky colors.