The Ayawaso East Municipal is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 29 MMDAs in the Greater Accra Region.

The Ayawaso East Municipal Assembly is curved out of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly as one of the 38 newly created and upgraded districts Assemblies in 2018.

Created with LI 2310, the Ayawaso East Municipal Assembly has its capital as Nima.

The Municipality is located in the central part of Greater Accra Region and was inaugurated on March 15, 2018 alongside other 37 newly created districts.   


The Municipality has estimated population of 118,688 by the end of 2018 and projected to reach 130,256 by 2021 based on the 2010 National Population and Housing Census by the Ghana Statistical Service of 83,235 with growth rate of 3.1% annually.

The population of the Metropolitan according to 2021 population and housing census stands at 53,004

 with 25,438 males and 27,566 females.