The Jasikan District is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 8 of Municipalities and Districts in the Oti Region.

Established in 1989 with L.I 1464, the Biakoye District Assembly was later carved from the original Jasikan District in 2004 and the remaining part has been retained as Jasikan District Assembly. Jasikan, the District capital, lies 110kms north-east of Ho, the regional capital and 265kms from the Nation’s Capital, Accra. The District occupies a total land area of about 1,355 square kilometers.

Jasikan District shares boundary with Kadjebi District to the north, Biakoye District at the western part, the southern part with Hohoe Municipality and in the eastern part with the Republic of Togo.

The population of Jasikan District according to 2021 population and housing census stands at 59,695 with 30,441 males and 29,254 females.