The Akuapem North Municipal is one of the 260 Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana and forms part of the 33 Municipalities and Districts in Eastern Region.
It was established in 1988 by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 1430 and elevated to Municipal Assembly status by LI 2124 on 15th day of March, 2012.
With Akropong as the Capital, the Municipal Assembly covers a land area of about 450 sq. km and is located in the south-eastern part of the Eastern Region and is about 58 km from Accra, the capital city of Ghana.
It shares boundaries to the northeast with Yilo Krobo Municipal, north with New Jauben South Municipal, southeast with Shai Osudoku District, southwest with Akwapim South District, and in the west with Suhum Municipal.
The population of the Municipalities according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 136,483 with 64,028 males and 72,455 females.