East Mamprusi is one of the tweenty six(26) districts in the Northern Region, it has its administrative capital at Gambaga. It is located in the North-Eastern part of the Region. To the North, it shares boundaries with the Upper East Region and to the East with Bunkpurugu/Yonyoo district. It is bordered to the west by west Mamprusi district and to the south by Gushiegu District. The district lies in the Tropical Continental Belt Western Margin.The district lies in the interior woodland savannah belt and its common grass vegetation with trees such as baobab, acacia and sheanuts trees.Grasses grow in tussocks and can reach heights of three metres or more.
Nayiri Naabohagu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga, Overlord of the Mamprugu Traditional Area, has commended President John Dramani Mahama for re-nominating Mr Adam Imoro as East Mamprusi District Chief Executive (DCE).