The Ga East Municipal Assembly is located at the northern part of Greater Accra Region. The Administrative capital of the District is Abokobi. The municipality forms part of sixteen (16) Metropolis, municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region. The Municipality shares boundaries with Akuapim South Municipal to the North, Ga West Municipal to the West, Adentan Municipal to the South and La-Nkwantanang-Madina to the East. The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1864 .
The population of the Municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 147,742 with 72,987 males and 74,755 females.