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. Jaman and Berekum Districts 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. The Municipal Capital is Dormaa Ahenkro, located about 80 kilometres west of the regional capital, Sunyani.
The Municipal has a total land area of 1,368 square kilometres, which is about 3.5 percent of the total land area of Brong Ahafo Region and about 0.6 percent of that of the country. It has 345 settlements, one traditional authority and two constituencies, namely: Dormaa East and Dormaa West.
To enhance transparency and responsiveness in the management and utilisation of internally generated funds (IGF) and the District Assembly Common Fund of the Dormaa Central Municipal Assembly, Dormaa-Ahenkro-based Gift FM, in collaboration with its allied partners, Global Media Foundation and Human Care and Maintenance Foundation, has implemented a project to monitor the Assembly.