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 Chief Executive for Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly, Mr. Mark Amoako Dompreh has served warning to Chop Bar and restaurant operators to heed to the standing orders of the assembly in their daily operations to avoid selling contaminated food to the public.
Three Krobo Municipal and District Assemblies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with various associations of persons considered vulnerable and fully committing to integrating them in the local governance process.
The quality of life of inhabitants living around the Agricultural Development Bank(ADB) building and the St. Catherine’s Catholic Church at Kade in the Kwaebibirem District reeked of serious health hazards, as the place is reportedly engulfed in filth.
The Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council has paid compensation to the first batch of farmers whose farms were destroyed during the clearing of their land at Beposo, near Kyekyewere for development projects.
The Akwapim South District in the Eastern Region got it right in its first Functional and Organisational Assessment Tool (FOAT) assessment as it scored very high marks better than some old districts in the country.