The Krachi East Municipal 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.
The Municipality can be located at the North Western comer of the Volta Region of Ghana and Which lies between latitudes 7° 40’N and 8° 15’N and longitudes 0° 6’E and 0°20’E. It has a total surface area of 2528 sq. km with water covering about 15% with its Administrative capital being Dambai.
The Municipality can therefore take advantage of its strategic location to invest in gate way programmes to both the Southern and Northern Ghana. Similarly, strategic facilities of national importance aimed at wider coverage for both the southern and northern Ghana can be conveniently located in the district to achieve the desired results.
Being strategically located in the transitional zone, the Municipality has the advantage of experiencing mixed climatic conditions that has both positive and adverse implications for the district’s development.
The Municipality shares boundaries with Krachi West to the north.To the south with Biakoye District, to the west with the Volta Lake and to the east with Kadjebi District.
The population of the Municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 116,804 with 60,730 males and 56,074 females.