Fanteakwa lies within longitudes 0°32.5’ West and 0°10’ East and latitudes 6° 15’ North and 6° 40’ North. Begoro is the District capital with an estimated population of 23,070 (18,200 in 1984) while the total District population stands at 103,711 (1997) and about 74934 (1984).
It is bounded to the North by the Volta Lake, to the North-West by Kwahu-South District, South-West by the East Akim Municipal, Lower Manya Krobo District to the East and to the South East by the Yilo Krobo District. It is located exactly at the middle of the Eastern Region.
With a total land area of 1150 sq.km, Fanteakwa District occupies 7.68% of the total land area within the Region (18310 sq.km) and constitutes 0.48% of the total land area in Ghana.
The former minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has presented about 15 brand new laptop computers to the Begoro Presbyterian Senior High School in the Fanteakwa District.
The Japanese Government and World Vision Ghana, a Christian Non Governmental Organisation, on Tuesday signed a 120,826 dollars grant to provide decent academic facilities for the Saaman community in the Fanteakwa District in the Eastern Region.
The Local Government and Rural Development Minister, Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has been honoured for his immense contribution to the development of the Begoro Presbyterian Senior High School in the Fanteakwa District of the Eastern Region.