The Kintampo North Municipal is one of the 254 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 29 of Municipalities and Districts in the Brong Ahafo Region.

The Kintampo North Municipal was created in 1988 by Legislative Instrument 1480 sequel to the Government’s decentralization programme with Kintampo as its capital.

In terms of location and size, the Municipality is strategically located at the centre of Ghana and serves as a transit point between the northern and southern sectors of the country and it is  between latitudes 8º45’N and 7º45’N and Longitudes 1º20’W and 2°1’E.

The Municipality shares boundaries with Central Gonja District to the north; Bole District to the west; East Gonja Municipal to the north-east (all in the Northern Region);  Kintampo South District to the south and Pru East District to the south-east (all in the Brong Ahafo Region).

The population of the Municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 95,480 with 47,302 males 48,178 females.