The East Akim Municipal is located in the central portion of Eastern Region with a total land area of approximately 725km2 . It used to be the second largest of the 15 districts in Eastern Region until 2004 when the Atiwa district was carved out of it.
The Municipal is bounded by six districts namely Kwahu South District to the North, Atiwa District to the North-West, Kwaebibirem District to the South-West, Fanteakwa District to the East and New Juaben Municipal and Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar Districts to the South. The Municipal capital, Kibi, is 55km from Koforidua, 105km from Accra and 179km from Kumasi.
Chief Executive's message
In this municipal attractions and activities related to the natural environment provide opportunities for nature/ ecotourism which involves wild life viewing, visits to such special physical features as water falls and caves, controlled fishing and hunting; adventures, such as trekking, mountaineering, rock climbing, bird watching, among others.
There is also the need to improve upon the physical infrastructure in the district, an objective being aggressively pursued by the East Akim municipal assembly.
Eleven basic schools in the East Akim Municipality have been presented with laptops provided by the government of Ghana.