Ejisu Municipal

The Ejisu 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 Ejisu as its administrative capital.

The Municipal is known globally for its rich cultural heritage and tourist attractions notably the booming kente weaving industry. The Municipal stretches over an area of 637.2 km2 constituting about 10% of the entire Ashanti Region.

The Municipality is located in the central part of the Ashanti Region and provides an enormous opportunity for creating an inland port for Ghana to serve the northern section of the country. It is located within longitudes 1°5W and 1°39’ W and latitudes 7°9’ N and 7°36’N. It has a large land size of about 1,782.2sq.km. (690.781sq. miles) and is the fifth largest district in the Ashanti region’s 30 districts.

Ejisu Municipal shares boundaries with six (6) other Districts in the Region. To the northeast and northwest of the Municipal are Sekyere East District and Kwabre East Municipal respectively, to the south are Bosomtwe District and Asante Akim South Municipal, to the east, is the Asante Akim North Municipal and to the west is the Kumasi Metropolitan.

The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 143,762 with 68,648 males 75,114 females.