The Sekyere East District is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 43 of MMDAs in the Ashanti Region and has its administrative capital as Effiduase.

The Sekyere East District was created in 1988 and is located in the north-eastern part of Ashanti Region, approximately between Latitude 6º45”- 6º55” North and Longitude 1º15”-1º25” West. Sekyere East District is the largest of all the Districts in Ashanti and covers a total land area of about 4,231.4 sqkm.

It shares boundaries with Sekyere Kumawu District to the north-east, Asante Akim Central Municipal to the south-east, Ejisu Municipal to the south-west, Sekyere South District to the west and Asante Akim North Municipal to the east.

The population of the District according to the 2021  Population and Housing Census stands at 74,789 with 35,731 males 39,058 females.