The Eastern Region occupies a land area of 19,323 kilometres and constitutes 8.1 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It is the sixth largest region in terms of land area. It lies between latitudes 6o and 7o North and between longitudes 1o30’ West and 0o30’ East. The region shares common boundaries with the Greater Accra, Central, Ashanti, Brong Ahafo and Volta Regions.
The region has four main geographical features, namely:
The Kwahu scarp with an elevation of 2,586 feet above sea level.
The Atiwa-Atwaredu Ranges near Kibi, reaching an elevation of 2,400 feet.
The Akuapem highland attaining an elevation of 1,530 feet which is the southern extension of the Togo-Atakora mountain ranges and
The isolated hills/mountains dotting the relatively low-lying plains to the south, notably the Krobo and the Yogaga mountains.
Construction works on five community-based health planning services (CHPS) Compounds for five communities in the Upper West Akim Constituency in the Eastern Region are at advanced stages of completion.
Volta Regional Minister, Hon. Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo has inspected the site for a landing beach project which is suppose to serve as an alternative route after the closure of the Adome Bridge in the Asuogyaman District of the Volta Region.
A three day Workshop has been held for Members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government and Rural Development, in Koforidua to develop and refine an annual work-plan and budget for the Committee.
The Member of Parliament for the Achiase Constituency in the Eastern Region, Amoah Kwasi Robert is assisting Akyem Osroase community to construct a clinic that would help in improving health delivery in the area.