The Bekwai 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 Bekwai.
The Municipality is located in the southern part of the region, lies within 6º 00’N – 6º30 ‘N and Longitudes 1º00W and 1º 35W and it covers a total land area of about 633sqkm.
The Municipality shares boundaries with Amansie West District to the west, Bosomtwe District to the north, Adansi South District and Adansi North District to the south and the Asante Akim South District to the east.
In other parts of the Municipality, however, human activities, particularly farming and timber extraction, have reduced the primary forest to secondary forests.
The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 118,024 with 55,615 males 62,409 females.