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Prince Edward Island


  • [On February 1, 1799 the name of the Island of Saint John was changed to Prince Edward Island.]
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  • Variants

    • Île-du-Prince-Édouard
    • P.E.I.
    • PEI
    • PE
    • IPE
    • Eilean a' Phrionnsa
    • Î.-P.-É.
    • Epekwitk
    • Prins-Edward-Eiland
    • Prins-Eduard-Eiland
    • Abegweit
    • Islla Príncipe Dubardu
    • Islla del Príncipe Dubardu
    • IEP
    • Şahzadä Eduard Adası
    • Edward Ông-chú Tó
    • Востраў Прынца Эдуарда
    • Vostraŭ Pryntsa Ėduarda
    • Ostrvo Princa Edwarda
    • Enez ar Priñs Edward
    • Остров Принц Едуард
    • Ostrov Print︠s︡ Eduard
    • Illa del Príncep Eduard
    • Ostrov prince Edwarda
    • Prinz-Edward-Insel
    • Prints Edwardi saar
    • Prints Edwardi saare provints
    • Province of Prince Edward Island
    • Province de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard
    • Νησος του Πριγκηπα Εδουαρδου
    • Nēsos tou Prinkēpa Edouardou
    • Isla del Príncipe Eduardo
    • Insulo de Princo Eduardo
    • Eduardo Printzearen uhartea
    • Prins Edwardeilân
    • Oileán Phrionsa Éadbhard
    • Ellan y Phrinse Edard
    • Illa do Príncipe Eduardo
    • Pulau Pangeran Edward
    • Принц Эдуарды сакъадах
    • Print︠s︡ Ėduardy sakʺadakh
    • Isola del Principe Edoardo
    • אי הנסיך אדוארד
    • I ha-nasikh Eduʼard
    • Ynys an Pryns Edward
    • Insula Principis Eduardi
    • Prinča Edvarda Sala
    • Princo Edvardo sala
    • Isoa do Prinçipe Edoardo
    • Prince Edward-sziget
    • Остров Принц Едвард
    • Ostrov Princ Edvard
    • Островот на Принц Едвард
    • Ostrovot na Princ Edvard
    • Принс Эдвардын Арал
    • Prins Ėdvardyn Aral
    • Prins Edwardeiland
    • Prins Eduardeiland
    • プリンスエドワードアイランド州
    • Purinsu Edowādo Airandoshū
    • Purinsu Edowādo Airando-shū
    • プリンスエドワードアイランド
    • Purinsu Edowādo Airando
    • Ìsola dël Prinsi Edoard
    • Wyspa Księcia Edwarda
    • Ilha do Príncipe Eduardo
    • Insula Prințului Edward
    • Остров Принца Эдуарда
    • Ostrov Print︠s︡a Ėduarda
    • Ostrov princa Eduarda
    • Otok princa Edvarda
    • Острво принца Едварда
    • Ostrvo princa Edvarda
    • Otok Princa Edwarda
    • Prinssi Edwardin saari
    • Prins Edvards ö
    • Pulong Prinsipe Edwardo
    • Prens Edward Adası
    • Острів Принца Едварда
    • Ostriv Prynt︠s︡a Edvarda
    • Đảo Hoàng tử Edward
    • Purô han Prinsipe Edwardo
    • Lalawigan han Purô han Prinsipe Edwardo
    • Prėnca Edvarda sala
    • 愛德華王子島
    • Aidehua wang zi dao
    • Ai de hua wang zi dao
    • Prince Edward Isle
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Canadian provinces
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        Maritime Provinces
    • Descriptor

        Atlantic Provinces
    • Associated Locale

        Canada
  • Use For

    • sh86006135
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  • Earlier Established Forms

  • Sources

    • found: Prince Edward Island quarterly statistical review, 1981, 3rd quarter:t.p. (P.E.I.)
    • found: Canadiana authorities, June 17, 2011(Prince Edward Island; equivalent: Île-du-Prince-Édouard; name changed Feb. 1, 1799 from Island of Saint John)
    • found: The free online dictionary, June 17, 2011(Prince Edward Island; abbr. PE or P.E.I.)
    • found: Acronym finder website, June 17, 2011(IPE: Ile du Prince Edouard (Canada); PEI: Prince Edward Island (Canada))
    • found: Wikipedia, June 17, 2011(Prince Edward Island (PEI or P.E.I.; French: Île-du-Prince-Édouard; Scottish Gaelic: Eilean a' Phrionnsa)) French page (Île-du-Prince-Édouard or Î.-P.-É.; Micmac: Epekwitk) Afrikaans page (Prins-Edward-Eiland or Prins-Eduard-Eiland; Micmac: Epekwitk or Abegweit) Asturian page (Islla Príncipe Dubardu; Islla del Príncipe Dubardu; French: Île-du-Prince-Édouard or IEP) Azerbaijani page (Şahzadä Eduard Adası [in rom.]) Min Nan page (Edward Ông-chú Tó) Belarusian page (Востраў Прынца Эдуарда = Vostraŭ Pryntsa Ėduarda) Bosnian page (Ostrvo Princa Edwarda) Breton page (Enez ar Priñs Edward) Bulgarian (Остров Принц Едуард = Ostrov Print︠s︡ Eduard) Catalan page (Illa del Príncep Eduard) Czech page (Ostrov prince Edwarda) German page (Prinz-Edward-Insel) Estonian page (Prints Edwardi saar; Prints Edwardi saare provints; Province of Prince Edward Island; Province de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard) Greek page (Νήσος του Πρίγκηπα Εδουάρδου = Nēsos tou Prinkēpa Edouardou) Spanish page (Isla del Príncipe Eduardo) Esperanto page (Insulo de Princo Eduardo) Basque page (Eduardo Printzearen uhartea) West Frisian page (Prins Edwardeilân) Irish page (Oileán Phrionsa Éadbhard) Manx page (Ellan y Phrinse Edard) Scottish Gaelic page (Eilean a' Phrionnsa) Galician page (Illa do Príncipe Eduardo) Indonesian page (Pulau Pangeran Edward) Ossetian page (Принц Эдуарды сакъадах = Print︠s︡ Ėduardy sakʺadakh) Italian page (Isola del Principe Edoardo) Hebrew page (אי הנסיך אדוארד = I ha-nasikh Eduʼard) Cornish page (Ynys an Pryns Edward)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 17, 2011Latin page (Insula Principis Eduardi) Latvian page (Prinča Edvarda Sala) Lithuanian page (Princo Edvardo sala) Ligurian page (Isoa do Prinçipe Edoardo) Hungarian page (Prince Edward-sziget) Macedonian page (Остров Принц Едвард = Ostrov Princ Edvard; Островот на Принц Едвард = Ostrovot na Princ Edvard) Mongolian page (Принс Эдвардын Арал = Prins Ėdvardyn Aral) Dutch page (Prins Edwardeiland or Prins Eduardeiland) Japanese page (プリンスエドワードアイランド州 = Purinsu Edowādo Airandoshū) Piedmontese page (Ìsola dël Prinsi Edoard) Polish page (Wyspa Księcia Edwarda) Portuguese page (Ilha do Príncipe Eduardo) Romanian page (Insula Prințului Edward) Russian page (Остров Принца Эдуарда = Ostrov Print︠s︡a Ėduarda) Slovakian page (Ostrov princa Eduarda) Slovenian page (Otok princa Edvarda) Serbian page (Острво принца Едварда = Ostrvo princa Edvarda) Serbo-Croatian page (Otok Princa Edwarda) Finnish page (Prinssi Edwardin saari) Swedish page (Prins Edvards ö) Tagalog page (Pulong Prinsipe Edwardo) Turkish page (Prens Edward Adası) Ukrainian page (Острів Принца Едварда = Ostriv Prynt︠s︡a Edvarda) Vietnamese page (Đảo Hoàng tử Edward) Võro page (Prints Edwardi saar) Waray-Waray page (Purô han Prinsipe Edwardo; Lalawigan han Purô han Prinsipe Edwardo) Samogitian page (Prėnca Edvarda sala) Chinese page (愛德華王子島 = Aidehua wang zi dao)
    • found: Geographical Names of Canada, February 25, 2019(Prince Edward Island; province)
    • found: LAC internal file, February 25, 2018(heading: Prince Edward Island; variants; Island of Saint John; Île-du-Prince-Édouard; name changed Feb. 1, 1799 from Island of Saint John)
    • found: Prince Edward Isle, adieu, 1987. - https://www.teresadoyle.com/music/prince-edward-isle-adieu/
  • General Notes

    • [On February 1, 1799 the name of the Island of Saint John was changed to Prince Edward Island.]
  • Editorial Notes

    • [After coming under British control in 1763 Île-Saint-Jean became known as Island of Saint John. In 1799 its name was changed to Prince Edward Island.]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-04-10: new
    • 2021-10-18: revised
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