Kwabre East Municipal, carved out of the former Kwabre Sekyere District in 1988, is located almost in the central portion of the Ashanti region. It is within latitudes 60 44’ North and longitudes 10 33’ to 1044’ West.

The Municipality shares common boundaries with Afigya Sekyere District to the North; Kumasi Metropolitan Area to the South; Ejisu Juaben Municipal to the Southeast; Atwima District to the West and Offinso Municipal to the Northwest.

The Municipality has a total land area of 246.8 square kilometres constituting about 1.01% of the total land area of Ashanti Region.

Kwabre East Municipal is part of the greater Kumasi City region, which is made up of Kumasi Metropolitan Area and the surrounding Districts.

The District capital, Mamponteng, is approximately 14.5 kilometres from Kumasi to the north east.

The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 115,556 with 55,106 males 60,450 females.