Prince County, Prince Edward Island

Prince County is one of three districts (English county ) in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Iceland. The administrative headquarters (English shire town) is Summerside.

In Prince County 44 348 people live in an area of ​​1979.49 km ². The population density is 22.4 inhabitants thus / km ². With all this information, Prince County is number two of the districts.

Samuel Holland founded in 1765 for the British King George IV the district. Administrative headquarters was Princetown, but later Summerside.


Prince County is located in western Prince Edward Osland. The district is the Melpeque Bay, a bay of the St. Lawrence Gulf. The geographic division that is created by the Malpeque Bay divides, unofficially the urban East Prince and the rural West Prince.