The Upper Denkyira East Municipal is one of the twenty(20) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Central Region of Ghana . It lies within latitudes 5°. 30’ and 6°. 02’ north of the equator and longitudes 1° W and 2° W of the Greenwich Meridian. It shares common boundaries with Upper Denkyira West Districts on the north, Wassa Amenfi West and Wassa Amenfi East Districts on the northwest and west respectively, Twifo-Ati Mokwa District and Assin North Municipal on the south, Obuasi Municipal on the southeast and Amansie Central on the northeast. The Upper Denkyira East Municipal covers a total land area of 1700 square kilometers, which is about 17% of total land area of the Central Region. The Administrative Capital is Dunkwa-On-Offin.
The Education sector in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality in the Central region has witnessed remarkable improvement with the construction of over 22 new structures for various educational institutions, municipal chief Executive, Peter Kofi Owusu-Ashia Junior has disclosed.