Where is Prince Edward Island?

Prince Edward Island is located off the eastern coast of Canada and belongs to a group of provinces known as the Maritimes (that is Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). It is also considered part of Atlantic Canada, which includes the three Maritime provinces listed above as well as Newfoundland and Labrador.

At 280 kilometres long, Prince Edward Island (PEI) is Canada's smallest province. The Island is connected to the mainland by the 12.9 kilometre Confederation Bridge, which begins in Bordon-Carleton, PEI and ends in Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick.

Prince Edward Island is in the Atlantic Time Zone, which is -4UTC hours. When it is noon in PEI, it is midnight (next day) in Beijing; 8:00 a.m. in Vancouver; and 11:00 a.m. in Toronto, Montreal, Boston and New York.

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Published date: 
January 24, 2017
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Office of Immigration
94 Euston Street, 2nd Floor
PO Box 1176
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7M8

Phone: (902) 620-3628 
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