Krachi East District is one of the twenty five (25) Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. The District can be located at the North Western comer of the Volta Region of Ghana and lies between latitudes 7° 40’N and 8° 15’N and longitudes 0° 6’E and 0°20’E. It has a total surface area of 2528 sq. km with water covering about 15% with its Administrative capital being Dambai. The District shares boundaries with Krachi West to the north. To the south with Biakoye District, to the west with the Volta Lake ant to the east with Kadjebi District.
This location places the district at a strategic position - the central point between the Northern part and Southern part of the Eastern corridor of Ghana. The District can therefore take advantage of its strategic location to invest in gate way programmes to both the Southern and Northern Ghana. Similarly, strategic facilities of national importance aimed at wider coverage for both the southern and northern Ghana can be conveniently located in the district to achieve the desired results. Being strategically located in the transitional zone, the district has the advantage of experiencing mixed climatic conditions that has both positive and adverse implications for the district’s development.
Roads and Highways Minister, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, has assured the people of Kete-Krachi and three other districts cut off from the main cities by poor roads that they are on the priority list of government.