Nzema East Municipal forms part of twenty two (22) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Western Region of Ghana. The Administrative capital of the Municipality is Axim. The Municipality shares boundaries with Jomoro to the west, Wassa Amenfi Central to the north, to the east with Ahanta West District and Tarkwa Nsuaem respectively .the Municipality on the south share with the Gulf of Guinea .
The Municipal Chief Executive for Nzema East, James Atta Kakra Baidoe has lauded Safe Water Ghana, and Kosmos Energy for their contributions in providing safe water for a number of communities in the municipality.
Like many other Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies in the country, the Nzema East Municipal Assembly has also met the September 30, 2014 deadline given by the President of the Republic John Dramani for street naming and property address system to be executed.