The Berekum Municipal is one of the twenty nine (29) Municipalities and Districts in thBrong-Ahafo Region of Ghana and came into existence as a semi-autonomous spatial unit by virtue of the decentralization policy adopted by the Government in 1988.

Geographically, the Municipality can be located in the Western part of Ghana in the Brong-Ahafo Region. It lies between latitude 7’15’ South and 8.00’ North and longitudes 2’25’ East and 2’50’ Wes with the capital as Berekum.

The Municipality shares boundaries with Wenchi Municipal and Jaman South Municipal to the northeast and northwest respectively, Dormaa Central Municipal to the South and Sunyani Municipal to the east.

The Municipality is close proximity to Cote d’ Ivoire is another remarkable feature which promotes economic and commercial activities between the District and Cote d’ Ivoire.

The population of the Municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 129,628 with 59,869 males 69,759 females.