Kwahu West Municipal forms part of the twenty six (26) Municipalities and Districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The Municipality lies between latitudes 6°30’ North, and 7° North and longitudes 0°30’ West and 1° West of the equator, covering an area of about 414 square kilometers. The Administrative Municipal capital, Nkawkaw, is located about 241 kilometers North-West of Accra.The Municipal is bounded to the north by the Kwahu South District, to the West by Asante-Akim South District. To the East, it is bounded by the Fanteakwa District and to the south by Birim North and Atiwa Districts. It has a total land area of 414km2.
A 38-year-old Sports Journalist, News Caster and Entrepreneur with Rainbow Radio International (Accra and London) has been named the Nkosuohene (Developmental Chief) of Wawase, near Nkawkaw in the Eastern.