Prince Edward Island Canada

Prince Edward Island Canada

With a pastoral landscape, Prince Edward Island has idyllic rolling hills, beautiful woodlands, sand dunes, salt water marshes, reddish-white sand beaches, ocean coves and gorgeous red sandstone cliffs. And of course, the author Lucy Maud Montgomery was inspired by the island for the setting of her classic novel Anne of Green Gables

Prince Edward Island Canada Videos: This is a lovely 3-minute video featuring an overview of Prince Edward Island. Here is a 2-minute video featuring things to do in  Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island.

FunFacts about Prince Edward Island Canada: (Source)

  • Basic information, quote: Prince Edward Island is a province of Canada and one of the three Maritime Provinces. It is the smallest province of Canada in both land area and population, but it is the most densely populated. Part of the traditional lands of the Mi’kmaq, it became a British colony in the 1700s and was federated into Canada as a province in 1873. Its capital is Charlottetown. According to Statistics Canada, the province of PEI has 155,318 residents. (Source)
  • Farming forms the backbone of the island economy and produces ¼ of all of Canada’s potatoes.
  • Prince Edward Island’s economy is sustained through fisheries, tourism, aerospace, bio-science, IT, and renewable energy.
  • Prince Edward Island is often called the ‘Garden of the Gulf’ because of its pastoral scenery and beautiful farmlands.
  • Prince Edward Island is Canada’s 23rd largest island.
  • Naming of the island, quote: In 1798, the British named the island colony for Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767–1820), the fourth son of King George III and the father of Queen Victoria. (Source)
  • Location of Prince Edward Island: Prince Edward Island is located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, west of Cape Breton Island, north of the Nova Scotia peninsula, and east of New Brunswick. (Source)
  • Though Prince Edward Island has some of the most changeable day-to-day weather in Canada, the climate is considered moderate because of the warm waters from the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
  • 40% of the inhabitants are of Scottish descent.

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Prince Edward Island, Canada – 11 Sept 2017: This house is the setting for the famous novel Anne of Green Gables, by L.M Montgomery, and is the early home of the main protagonist, Anne Shirley. Deposit Photos

CHARLOTTETOWN,CANADA – JUNE 19,2018 – Buildings in the streets of Charlottetown. Charlottetown is the capital and largest city of the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island Deposit Photos

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30 thoughts on “Prince Edward Island Canada

  1. I enjoyed watching the videos. Love the pictures. Prince Edward looks like place to visit especially for some historical buildings.

  2. This is one place in Canada I would like to visit. I might have to take a weekend trip. The lighthouse picture is pretty as well as the shore picture.


  3. What a colorful place. The cottages and lighthouses are very appealing. It’s difficult to choose a favorite photo because all of them are lovely. Thanks for sharing.

    Fort Myers, Florida

  4. I haven’t been there, but thanks to Anne of Green Gables, it’s a place I’ve wanted to visit. Love the photos of the white homes–they remind me of Anne–and the light houses.

    denise from maryland

  5. I have never been to PEI in Canada but my mom’s really good friends who taught me how to play the piano was from their

  6. Thanks for the blog. I love the adorable lighthouses. I have a soft spot for them. I’ve never seen barns that close to the water like that but they are awesome. I would really like to visit there.

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