The Assin North Municipal is among the twenty  districts of the Central Region of Ghana out of which Assin South District Assembly was carved in august 2009. It lies within Longitudes 1° 05’ East and 1° 25 West and Latitudes 6 ° 05’ North and 6° 40 South.
The municipal shares common boundaries with Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira on the West, Assin South District on the South, Asikuma Odoben-Brakwa and Ajumako Enyan-Esiam on the East, Upper Denkyira East Municipal on the North-West and Ashanti Region on the North. The Municipal covers an area of about 1,500 sq. km. and comprises about 1000 settlements including Assin Foso (the District Capital), Assin Nyankumasi, Assin Akonfudi, Assin Bereku, Assin Praso, Assin Kushea and others.
Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, Minister of the Interior has noted that the objectives of Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) to develop its academy and training school to an international acclaimed centre in the West African Sub-region.