Prince Edward Island (Canada)
- General Info
Charlottetown, the provincial capital, is a well-designed colonial seaport with tree-lined streets and rows of woodframe houses. Main places of interest are Province House, a fine Georgian building of Nova Scotia sandstone, the site of the 1864 discussions that led to the Canadian Confederation, and the Confederation Centre of the Arts, which houses art galleries, theatres, a restaurant and a museum. Founders’ Hall, located on Charlottetown waterfront, is a newly opened attraction which tells the story of Canada from the 1864 Charlottetown Conference to the present day.
Area: 5660 kmÂ² (2185 milesÂ²)
Capital: Charlottetown. Population: 38 114
Languages: French and English