The Effutu Municipal is situated between latitudes 50 20 north and longitudes 00 25, west and 0037, west on the eastern part of the Central Region Ghana. It is winded and sandwiched by Greater Accra Region and the District (i.e. Ga Rural, Agona and Gomoa).
It is bordered to the north by Agona Municipal the north-east by the West Akim Municipal, to the south by the Gulf of Guinea, to the east Gomoa District , and on the west by the Gomoa District. The Municipal covers an area of 417.3 square kilometers (163 sq miles). Winneba is the administrative capital.
A fisherman in the Effutu District in the Central region, Benjamin Eyi Mensah has dragged the Electoral Commission to court after he was disqualified from contesting in the upcoming District Assembly elections.