The Assin North Municipal is among the twenty (20) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Central Region Ghana 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 covers an area of about 1,500 sq. km. and comprises about 1000 settlements including Assin Foso (the Municipal Capital), Assin Nyankumasi, Assin Akonfudi, Assin Bereku, Assin Praso, Assin Kushea and others. The Administrative Capital is Assin Fosu. The municipality shares boundaries with Assin South District and Twifo-Ati-Mokwa to south, Birim Central Municipal and Birim South to the East, to the north with Adansi South and to the west with Upper Denkyira East Municipal.
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.