The Tano North District is one 254 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in Ghana, and forms part of the 29 of such in the Brong-Ahafo Region.  It was carved out of the Tano District in 2004 with Duayaw-Nkwanta  as  its Administrative  Capital.

The District lies between Latitudes 70 00' N and 70 25'N and Longitudes 20 03' W and 20 15' W. It has a total land area of 837.4 square kilometers and constitutes about 1.8 percent of the total land area of the Brong Ahafo Region.

The  District  shares  boundaries  with  Offinso  North  District to  the north-east  and  Ahafo  Ano  North Municipal  to the  south, all in  the  Ashanti  Region.  In  the east, it  shares boundary  with  Tano  South Municipal and  on the west  with  Sunyani  Municipality and Asutifi North District of the Brong-Ahafo Region.