The Ada East which forms part of the sixteen (16) Metropolis, municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region.
The District is located in the Eastern part of the Greater Accra Region within Latitudes 5°45 south and 6°00 north and from Longitude 0°20 west to 0°35 East and West respectively.
At the south is the Gulf of Guinea, which stretches over 45 kilometres (27.9 miles).Ada Foah, the District Capital is located at the south-eastern part, about 20km off the Accra-Aflao road, along the coast and about 2km from the Volta River Estuary. Other major settlements are Big Ada, Kasseh, Got, Anyamam, Lolonya, Akplabanya, Wokumagbe and Koluedor.
The District shares boundaries with Central Tongu to the North , South Tongu to the West, Ada West to the West and to the south with the Golf of Guinea.
The Ghana Social Opportunity Programme, (GSOP) in collaboration with the Ada East District Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has constructed new nurses’ quarters to accommodate some nurses in the area.