The Effutu Municipal is situated between latitudes 50 20 north and longitudes 00 25, west and 0037, west on the eastern part of the Central Region Ghana. It is winded and sandwiched by Greater Accra Region and the District (i.e. Ga Rural, Agona and Gomoa).
It is bordered to the north by Agona Municipal the north-east by the West Akim Municipal, to the south by the Gulf of Guinea, to the east Gomoa District , and on the west by the Gomoa District. The Municipal covers an area of 417.3 square kilometers (163 sq miles). Winneba is the administrative capital. The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1860
The population of the municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 68,597 with 32,795 male and 35,802 female.