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Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. ("TDF") Announces Distribution

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2013) -  Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. ( NYSE : TDF ) today announced a total distribution of $1.0556, comprised of net investment income of $0.5251 per share, short-term capital gains distribution of $0.0083 per share and long-term capital gains distribution of $0.5222 per share, payable on December 31, 2013 to shareholders of record on December 13, 2013 (Ex-Dividend Date: December 11, 2013).

The Fund's investment manager, Templeton Asset Management Ltd., is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. ( NYSE : BEN ), a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Bissett, Fiduciary Trust, Darby, Balanced Equity Management and K2 investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and over $868 billion in assets under management as of October 31, 2013. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.