The Kwaebibirem District forms part of the twenty six (26) Municipalities and Districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The Administrative Capital of the District is Kade. The District was carved out of the then West Akyem District in 1988 as a result of the Government’s decentralization policy. The Kwaebibirem District is located in the south-western corner of the Eastern Region of Ghana, between attitudes 1 degree O’W and O degree 35.’E and Longitudes 6 degrees 22’N and 5 degrees 75’S. The District shares boundaries with Atiwa District to the north, to the south with Denkyembour District, to the east with East Akim Municipal and to the west with Birim North. The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2043.
The population of the district according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 113,721 with 55,746 males and 57,975 females.