The Berekum East Municipal is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 12 of Municipalities and Districts in the Bono Region.
Geographically, the Municipality can be located in the Western part of Ghana in the Bono Region. It lies between latitude 7’15’ south and 8.00’ north and longitudes 2’25’ east and 2’50’ west with the capital as Berekum.
The Municipality is close proximity to Cote d’ Ivoire is another remarkable feature which promotes economic and commercial activities between the District and Cote d’ Ivoire.
The Municipality shares boundaries with Wenchi Municipal and Jaman South Municipal to the northeast and northwest respectively, Dormaa Central Municipal to the South and Sunyani Municipal to the east.
The population of the Municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 129,628 with 59,869 males 69,759 females.