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9.4. What is the current year in the Chinese calendar?




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This article is from the Calendars FAQ, by Claus Tondering claus@tondering.dk with numerous contributions by others.

9.4. What is the current year in the Chinese calendar?

The current 60-year cycle started on 2 Feb 1984. That date bears the name
bing-yin in the 60-day cycle, and the first month of that first year
bears the name gui-chou in the 60-month cycle.

This means that the year gui-wei, the 20th year in the 78th cycle,
started on 1 Feb 2003.

 

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