Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island commonly abbreviated PE, is one of the ten provinces that, together with the three territories, make up the thirteen federal entities of Canada. Its capital and most populous city is Charlottetown. Located in the east of the country, it is an island surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and separated from New Brunswick by the Northumberland Strait. With 139 407 habs. In 2008 it is the fourth least populated entity - ahead of the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut, the least populated - with 5660 km², the least extensive, and with 24.6 inhabitants / km², the most densely populated. Its capital, Charlottetown, is known as the cradle of the Canadian Confederation, although the province was not associated with the Confederation until later.
Recently it was united to the American continent by the bridge of the Confederation.