Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan forms part of twenty two (22) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Western Region of Ghana. The Administrative Capital of the Metropolitan is Sekondi. It is the third largest metropolis in the whole of Ghana. Close to Takoradi Polytechnic, the Konsaworado flows towards the Buthia lagoon, creating an extensive, beautiful marshland. The Essei lagoon lies between Ekuase and Takoradi. The Metropolis which was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1928 is located on the coast, about 200km west of Accra. The Metropolitan shares boundaries with Shama District to the east, to the north with Mpohor District, to the west with Ahanta West District and to the south with Gulf of Guinea.
The population of the metropolis according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 559,548 with 273,436 males and 286,112 females.