The Fanteakwa District is one of the fifteen (15) districts within the Eastern Region of Ghana. It lies within longitudes 0°32.5’ West and 0°10’ East and latitudes 6° 15’ North and 6° 40’ North, It is bonded to the North by the Volta Lake, to the North-West by Kwaha-South District, South- West by the East Akim District, Manya Krobo District to the East and to the South East by the Yilo Krobo District.
It is located exactly at the middle of the Eastern Region. Begoro is the District capital of the Fanteakwa District with an estimated population of 23,070 (18,200 in 1984) while the total District population stands at 103,711 (1997) and about 74934 (1984).
Koforidua being the Regional capital of the Eastern region is about 50km from Begoro and also lies to the south of the District capital.
Other important towns here are Bosuso, Osino and Hemang. With a total land area of 1150 sq.km, Fanteakwa District occupies 7.68% of the total land area within the region (18310 sq.km) and constitutes 0.48% of the total land area in Ghana.