The Nandom Municipal is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 11 of Municipalities and Districts in the Upper West Region.

It lies in the north western corner of the Upper West Region in Ghana between Long. 2°25 W and 2°45W and Lat. 10°20 and 11°00 and has its administrative capital at Nandom.

The total area of the Municipality is put at 387 square km. This constitutes about 3.1% of the Region’s total land area. The Municipality is estimated to have 84 communities with 95% of the inhabitants in the rural areas.  

It is bounded to the east and south by the Lambussie Karni District and Jirapa Municipal respectively and to the north and west by the Republic of Burkina Faso.

The population of the Municipality according to 2021 population and housing census stands at 51,328 with 25,577 males and 25,751 females.