La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal with its Administrative capital Madina was carved from Ga East and forms part of the new districts and municipalities created in the year 2012 and were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on the 28th June, 2012.The President H.E. J.E.A Mills, by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 46 new Districts. All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 216. The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2030.The Municipality forms part of sixteen (16) Metropolis, municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region. The municipality shares boundaries with Ga West Municipal to the west, Adentan Municipal to the east, to the North with Ga East Municipal to the North and to the south with Accra Metropolitan.
The population of the Municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 111,926 with 54,271 males and 57,655 females.