The Wa Municipal is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 11 of Municipalities and Districts in the Upper West Region.
Wa Municipal is located in the southeastern part of the Upper West region. The capital is Wa. It has a landmass of about 1,078km², which lies between latitudes 9º 55”n and 10º 25”n and longitude 1º 10”w and 2º 5”w.
The municipal Shares borders with Wa West District to the west, Nadowli District to the north,the east, with Wa East District ,sawla-tuna-kalba Districts to the south.
The population of the municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 107,214 with 52,996 males and 54,218 females.