Welcome to Prince Edward Island (PEI)

Canada’s Green Province


The name Prince Edward Island was adopted in 1799 to honour Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. The Island also has several nicknames and slogans such as “Million- Acre-Farm”,  “Garden of the Gulf” ,”Spud Island”, “Abegweit”, “Minegoo”, “The Island” and “The Cradle of Confederation”. 

Prince Edward Island, popularly called PEI is part of Canada’s three maritime provinces and Atlantic Canada. It is located off the eastern coast of Canada and nestled between the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Québec and Newfoundland and Labrador in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The province has very stunning beaches, large expanse of farmlands, lovely golf courses, amazing culinary and lots of activities, arts, culture and history. PEI has everything to keep you outdoors especially Anne of Green Gables. Major places of interest are Confederation Centre of the ArtsGreen Gables Heritage HousePrince Edward Island National ParkConfederation TrailConfederation BridgeBasin Head Provincial Park and The West Point Lighthouse.

Click on the buttons below to learn more about Prince Edward Island and get more details about settling down in the province.

       

 

Official Flag

The blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) – Provincial Bird

The lady’s slipper (Cypripedium acaule) – Floral Emblem

The red oak (Quercus rubra) – Official Tree

 

Official Tartan

 

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