The Ahafo Ano North District is located between latitude 6° 47’N and 7 02’N and longitude 2° 26’W and 2° 04’W. It shares boundaries with three districts, i.e. Tano, Asutifi and Ahafo Ano South District. Many traders from these areas converge at Tepa weekly market to sell their goods due to its geographical position and in turn buy local staples like plantain, cassava, maize, vegetables etc. in large quantities. Tepa is the district capital. The District was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1402 .
The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 94,285 with 47,956 males and 46,329 females.