Berekum Municipal came into existence as a semiautonomous 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’ West.
The Municipality shares boundaries with Wenchi Municipal and Jaman District to the Northeast and Northwest respectively, Dormaa Municipal to the South and Sunyani District to the East.
The Municipal Chief Executive of Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region, Opoku Boakye-Yiadom has expressed confidence that soon the Berekum Municipality would not need to be involved in any borehole project.