The East Akim Municipal is one of the thirty two (32) Municipalities and Districts in Eastern Region of Ghana.

It was elevated to a municipal status with LI 1878 in the year 2008. With the administrative capital as Kibi it has a total land area of approximately 725km2.

The Municipality is bounded by six districts namely Atiwa West District to the north, West Akim Municipal to the north-west, Fanteakwa South District to the East, New Juaben North Municipal to the south, Yilo Krobo Municipal to the south east and Suhum Municipal to the west.

The population of the Municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 167,896 with 81,767 males and 86,129 females.