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
The geography of Prince Edward Island reflects the province’s overall uniqueness with beautiful rolling hills, pristine forests and amazing beaches. The coastline is indented by numerous bays, coves, and small inlets where you can often see the red sandstone cliffs that are a hallmark of Island scenery.
The Island is 5,620 km2 (2,170 sq mi) in size, making it the 104th largest island in the world. It is 224 km long and between 6 km and 64 km wide. With over 1,100 km of shoreline, you’re never more than 15 minutes from the beach.
The highest point in the province is found on the southern coast and stands at 142 m (466 ft) above sea level
Prince Edward Island is located off the eastern coast of Canada, nestled between the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Québec and Newfoundland and Labrador in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.