Interesting facts about Prince Edward Island

In the article interesting facts about Prince Edward Island, these facts are discussed.

Prince Edward Island is the smallest province in Canada in terms of size and population.

Prince Edward Island and 231 other small islands make up the province of Prince Edward.

Frenchman Jacques Cartier discovered this island in 1534 and called it Saint John Island.

On November 29, 1798, the name of the island was changed to Prince Edward to avoid confusion with the islands of St. John in New Brunswick and Newfoundland.

Prince Edward (Prince Edward), from whom the island is named, was the fourth son of King George III and the father of Queen Victoria.

Charlottetown, the capital of this province, is named after the wife of King George III, who was Queen Charlotte.

Charlottetown and Summerside are the only cities in Prince Edward County.

The biggest industry of this province is agriculture.

The color of the soil of this island has become red due to the presence of large amounts of iron in it, which has also made this island famous worldwide.

Prince Edward Island has more than 33 professional golf courses, the most famous of which are Tom Watson, John Daly and Fred Couples courses.

Curling is one of the most popular sports in Prince Edward Island. So that there are seven curling clubs on this island.

The island has more than 90 sandy beaches surrounded by the warm waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the climate of the island is mild and windy.

The second largest industry of Prince Edward Island is tourism, and the third largest industry is fishing.

About 15% of the electricity used in Prince Edward Island is generated from wind energy.

Contrary to the small size and rural nature of this island, Prince Edward is considered one of the most developed provinces of Canada and the densest among them in terms of population.

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