Shama District forms part of twenty two (22) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Western Region of Ghana.

The Administrative Capital of the District is Shama.

The District Shares boundaries with Komenda/ Edina/ Eguafo/ Abirem Municipal to the east , to the west with Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan, to the north with Wassa East District and to the south with the Gulf of Guinea .

The population of the district according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 81,966 with 38,704 males and 81,966 females.