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.
The office of the member of parliament for the yilo krobo constituency in collaboration with the yilo krobo municipal assembly and municipal nadmo presented relief items to victims of the recent rainstorm disaster that hit part of the municipality.
The Fanteakwa District Assembly has presented a sizeable number of laptops to some selected pupils and teachers including a physically challenged to heighten the teaching and learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the area.
District Chief Executive of the Birim North District in the Eastern Region, Mr. Paul Aboagye Dadzie has thanked the chiefs and elders of Afosu for their support and supervision for the speedy completion a new school block at the Afosu Islamic.