The Dormaa Municipal is located at the Western part of the Brong Ahafo Region. It lies within longitudes 3o West and 3o 30’ West and latitudes 7o North and 7o 30’ North. Jaman and Berekum Municipal bound the district on the north, on the east by the Sunyani Municipal, in the South and southeast by Asunafo and Asutifi Districts respectively, in the southwest by Western Region and in the West and northwest by la Cote d’Ivoire. The Municipal Capital is Dormaa Ahenkro, located about 80 kilometres west of the regional capital, Sunyani. The Municipal Assembly was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2087
The population of the district according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 50,871 with 23,970 males 26,901 females.