Fanteakwa North District is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and forms part of the thirty-three (33) Municipalities and Districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
Fanteakwa lies within longitudes 0°32.5’ West and 0°10’ East and latitudes 6° 15’ North and 6° 40’ North.
Begoro is the District capital and it is located exactly at the middle of the Eastern Region with a total land area of 1150 sq.km, Fanteakwa North District occupies 7.68% of the total land area within the Region (18310 sq.km) and constitutes 0.48% of the total land area in Ghana.
It is bounded to the north by the Volta Lake, to the north-west by Kwahu-South District, south-west by the East Akim Municipal, Lower Manya Krobo Municipal to the east and to the south-east by the Yilo Krobo Municipal.
The population of the district according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 108,614 with 54,010 males and 54,604 females.