The Kwahu West Municipal is one of the 26 administrative districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana and 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 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.
The Kwahu West Inter-Party Dialogue Committee (IPSC) has organized a peace forum to prepare the minds of the citizenry towards maintaining peace after the Supreme Court ruling on the 2012 Election Petition.