Birim North District is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana and forms part of the thirty three 33 Municipalities and Districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

The District with its Administrative Capital as New Abirim was carved out of the former Birim District Council and covers an estimated total land area of 1,250 square kilometers.

It is bordered to the north by Kwahu West Municipal, to the west by Asante Akim South and Adansi South Districts all in the Ashanti Region, to the south by Akyemansa District and to the east by Atiwa East District and Kwaebibirem Municipal.   

The population of the district according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 144,869 with 69,304 males and 75,565 females.