Chereponi District with its capital is one of the twenty six (26) administrative districts in the Northern region of Ghana. It is located between latitudes 10 ° 10 ¹S and 10°N eastwards and longitude 10° 10¹ N and 10° 20¹ S northwards.
It shares boundaries with the following Districts; Gushegu District to the West; Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District to the North; Saboba and Yendi Districts to the South and South-West and The Republic of Togo to the East bordered by the River Oti. The District has a total land area of approximately 1,080 sq. km. This is merely an estimate because no geographic
Politically,it is made up of one (1) Town and five (5) Area Councils. The Town Council is Chereponi while the Area Councils are Wenchiki, Tombo, Tambong, Nansoni and Wonjuga. The Chereponi District in total has 196 settlements, 20 Unit Committees, 20 Electoral Areas, 33 Assembly members (20 elected and 11 Government appointees), Member of Parliament and District Chief Executive. The District has one(1) Constituency.