The Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 43 of MMDAs in the Ashanti Region with its administrative capital as Nkawie.
Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal is one of the largest districts in the Ashanti Region and it covers an estimated area of 294.84 sq km. The Municipality lies approximately on latitude 6o 75’N and between longitude 1o 45’ and 2o 00’ West.
It is situated in the western part of the region and shares common boundaries with Ahafo Ano South District and Atwima Mponua Districts (to the west), Offinso Municipal to the north, Amansie West District and Atwima Kwanwoma District to the south, Kumasi Metropolis and Kwabre East Municipal to the east.
The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 149,025 With 71,948 males, 77,077 females.