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Birim Central Municipal forms part of the thirty two (32) Municipalities and Districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It was carved out of the former Birim South District Assembly in 2007 under Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1863

 

It is located in the southwestern corner of the Eastern Region and has a total land area of 1,090 km. The Administrative Capital of the Municipal is Akim Oda.

 

The Municipality shares boundaries with Akyemansa and Kwaebibirem (to the North), Birim South District (to the West), Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa and Agona East Districts (to the South) and West Akim (to the East).

 

The population of the Municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 144,869 with 69,304 males and 75,565 females.