The Techiman Municipal is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 11 of Municipalities and Districts in the Bono East Region and with its capital Techiman.
The Municipality is situated in the central part of the Bono East Region and lies between longitudes 10 49` east and 20 30` west and latitude 80 00` north and 70 35` south. The Municipal Assembly was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2096 and has a land surface area of 649.0714 sq. km.
It shares common boundaries with four districts namely, Techiman North District, Wenchi and Nkronza South Municipalities in the Bono and Bono East Regions and Offinso North District in the Ashanti Region.
The population density, therefore, is 227.7 persons per square kilometer. This is very high and has implications for the socio-economic development of the Municipality.
The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 147,788 with 71,732 males and 76,056 females.