The Nkwanta North District is one of the twenty five (25) Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. The District is located between Latitude 7°30’N and 8°45’N and Longitude 0°10’W and 045’E . The District was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1846 and it shares boundaries with the Nanumba South District to the North, Republic of Togo to the East, Kpandai District to the West, and Nkwanta South District to the South. The District Capital, Kpassa is located 270km to the South of Ho (the Regional Capital). The District has a surface area of approximately 1,1510km2 thus making it one of the smallest districts in the Volta Region of Ghana.The Nkwanta North District is remotely located in terms of proximity to large commercial centres such as Hohoe and Yendi. This makes prices of farm produce low but prices of manufactured goods remain high in the district. As a result, the District experience low household incomes especially among farmers who dominate the District’s population.
The population of the District according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 64,553 with 32,394 males and 32,159 females.