Agona East District, one of the twenty (20) districts in the Central Region is situated in the eastern corner of the Central Region within latitudes 5030’ and 5050’N and between longitudes 0035’ and 0055’ W. It has a total land area of 667 square kilometers. The district is divided into Five (5) sub-districts or Town/Area Councils. They are: Nsaba, Duakwa, Asafo, Kwanyako and Mankrong area councils.
The District is bordered to the North by Birim South, to the North East by West Akim, to the South by Agona West Municipality, to the East by Efutu-Senya District and to the Northwest and West by Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa and Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Districts. The District capital, Nsaba, which is approximately thirty-five kilometers North of Winneba is at a nodal point of roads radiating to the rich cocoa growing areas of the Central Region.
The District Chief Executive for Agona East, Hon. Martin Luther Obeng has described allegations of corruption made against him by some assembly members as totally baseless assertions which must be treated with the contempt that it deserves.