The Akuapem North Municipal is one of the 261 Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana and forms part of the 33 Municipalities and Districts in Eastern Region.

It was established in 1988 by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 1430 and elevated to Municipal Assembly status by LI 2124 on 15th day of March, 2012.

With Akropong as the Capital, the Municipal Assembly covers a land area of about 450 sq. km and is located in the south-eastern part of the Eastern Region and is about 263 km from Accra, the capital city of Ghana.

It shares boundaries to the northeast with Yilo Krobo Municipal, north with New Jauben South Municipal, southeast with Shai Osudoku District, southwest with Akwapim South District, and in the west with Suhum Municipal.

The population of the Municipalities according to 2021 population and housing census stands at 105,315 with 49,546 males and 55,769 females.