About Prince Edward IslandPrince Edward Island is located on the east coast of Canada and is connected to the mainland by the Confederation Bridge. The province is also called 'PEI' or simply 'the Island'. The capital city is Charlottetown.
The population of Prince Edward Island is 145,855 and is evenly divided between urban and rural dwellers. By percentage of population, Prince Edward Island has the third highest rate of bilingualism in Canada; 12.7 per cent of the population self-identify as speaking both English and French (Source: 2011 Prince Edward Island Population Report, Department of Finance and Municipal Affairs).
Prince Edward Island is Canada's smallest and greenest province. The Island is a place of natural beauty where the air and water are fresh and clean.