Akatsi North District with its Administrative capital Ave Dakpa was curved from Akatsi District and forms part of the twenty five (25) Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. The District shares boundaries with Akatsi South District to the south, to the north with Adaklu District, to the west with Central Tongu District and to the East with the Republic of Togo.

The population of the municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 33,035 with 15,126 males and 17,909 females.