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Encyclopedia > Miscouche, Prince Edward Island

Miscouche is a community in western Prince Edward Island, Canada, located 10 kilometres west of Summerside. As of 2001, the population was 766. This article needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (Latin: The small under the protection of the great) Official languages None Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant-Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 4 4 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 13th 5,660 km... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... Summerside is the second largest city in Prince Edward Island, Canada and is located on the Northumberland Strait in the western part of the island. ...


The town's name comes from the Micmac for "little grassy island". The area was at the centre of Acadian settlement in western Prince Edward Island, and 15% of Miscouche's population is francophone. The Mikmaq (also Míkmaq, Micmac; in Quebec, Migmaq) are a First Nations people indigenous to northeastern New England, Canadas Maritimes and the Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec. ... The Acadians (French: Acadiens) are the descendants of the original French settlers of parts of the northeastern region of North America comprising what is now the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. ... Francophone means French-speaking. ...

Flag of Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island
Counties Kings - Prince - Queens
Parishes Bedford - Charlotte - East - Egmont - Greenville - Halifax - Hillsboro - North - Richmond - St. Andrew's - St. David's - St. George's - St. John's - St. Patrick's
Lots 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 21 - 22 - 23 - 24 - 25 - 26 - 27 - 28 - 29 - 31 - 32 - 33 - 34 - 35 - 36 - 37 - 38 - 39 - 41 - 42 - 43 - 44 - 45 - 46 - 47 - 48 - 49 - 51 - 52 - 53 - 54 - 55 - 56 - 57 - 58 - 59 - 61 - 62 - 63 - 64 - 65 - 66 - 67
Royalties Kings Royalty - Prince Royalty - Queens Royalty
Cities Charlottetown - Summerside
Other communities Alberton - Borden - Breadalbane - Cavendish - Central Bedeque - Cornwall - Foxley River - Freeland - Georgetown - Hebron - Hunter River - Kensington - Knutsford - Miminegash - Miscouche - Montague - Morell - Mt. Stewart - Murray Harbour - Murray River - O'Leary - Rustico - Souris - Stratford - Tignish

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Canada Select: Prince Edward Island (246 words)
The landscape and scale of Prince Edward Island lend themselves perfectly to that appeal: beaches for long walks – we have miles; charming inns with fireplaces aplenty; a relaxed and casual atmosphere, of course.
Prince Edward Island is Canada's smallest and greenest province.
Cradled on the waves of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Island is known for the vivid colours of its gently rolling landscape.
Prince Edward Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2509 words)
The island's namesake is Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent (1767-1820), the father of Queen Victoria.
Prince Edward Island is the first province in Canada to elect a Premier of non-European descent (Joseph Atallah Ghiz) in 1986.
Prince Edward Island has a high level of political representation, with 4 Members of Parliament, 4 Senators, 27 Members of the Legislative Assembly, 2 cities, 7 towns and 60 incorporated rural communities (having over 500 municipal councillors and mayors) to give a total of 566 elected officials for a population of 138,307 (as of 2006).
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