The Agona East District is among the twenty two (22) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts of the Central Region of Ghana.

Nsaba is the Administrative capital of the District and is situated within latitudes 50 30²and 50 50 N and longitudes 00 35 and 0 0

It is bounded to the south by the Agona West Municipality and the Gomoa East District Assembly, to the north by the Birim South District and to the northeast by the West Akim District, both in the Eastern Region. The eastern part of the District is bounded by the Awutu Senya District and to the west by Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa and Ajumako-Enyan Essiam Districts.

The population of the District according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 85,920 with 41,035 male and 44,885 female.