The Berekum Municipal Assembly was established by LI 1856.It is one of the 27 District Assemblies in the Bron-ahafo Region and has its capital as Techiman.
The district lies between longitudes 10 70 W and 10 35 E and latitudes 70 10 N and 60 75 S.
The municipal shares a common boundaries with the Wenchi municipal and Techiman North Assembly in the North, the Sunyani Municipal and Offinso North Assembly in the South, Nkoranza South District Assembly in the East and the Tain District Assembly from the west.
Techiman Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region has recorded the highest maternal mortality in the Region with 29 deaths, representing 289 women per 100,000 (289/100, 000) live births who died from complications at childbirth for 2014.
Mr. Phillip Oppong Amponsah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Techiman has donated various reading books to three (3) basic schools in the Municipality aimed at improving read habit among the schools pupils.
A total of 102 stores in the Techiman central market in the Techiman Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region with illegal connections and extensions from one store to another or others have been disconnected.
A total of 66 women group from Zumunta Association, a Youth Development Association based in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region have undergone ten (10) days training in soap making as a means of acquiring entrepreneurial and self-employable skills for their livelihood.
Abono Organic Farming Project (ABOFAP), a Techiman-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed 1,000 dustbins to 500 households at Forikrom in the Techiman Municipality to collect organic waste for recycling into compost for use as organic manure.