Welcome to Charlottetown, the capital of Canada’s smallest province: Prince Edward Island. This city of 36,000 people was founded in 1764 and named after the queen consort of George III. He was the king of the United Kingdom from 1760 until 1820. The “Birthplace of Confederation” is eager to show you their tranquil harbor and National Historic Sites. You are about to embark on a pleasant sightseeing experience.