The Dormaa Municipal is located at the Western part of the Brong Ahafo Region. It lies within longitudes 3o West and 3o 30’ West and latitudes 7o North and 7o 30’ North. (Figure1). Jaman and Berekum Municipal bound the district on the north, on the east by the Sunyani Municipal, in the South and southeast by Asunafo and Asutifi Districts respectively, in the southwest by Western Region and in the West and northwest by la Cote d’Ivoire (see Figure 2). The Municipal Capital is Dormaa Ahenkro, located about 80 kilometres west of the regional capital, Sunyani.
Mr. Gordon Kwaku Asubonteng, the Dormaa Municipal Chief Executive, has said consultations and consensus building for development at the local level was becoming a development challenge due to the attitude, conduct, and the awkward approach given to development issues by some chiefs.
Out of a total of 1,704 candidates from 60 junior high schools(JHS) in the Dormaa Central Municipality who registered for the Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE) in 2014, 1,638 passed while 52 candidates failed.
Mr. Michael Amponsah, Brong-Ahafo Deputy Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has appealed to assembly members to be bothered by the availability of various funds at the district, municipal, and metropolitan assemblies, which could be accessed for the development of their respective electoral areas.