Upper Denkyira East Municipal
The Upper Denkyira East Municipality is one of the twenty Administrative Districts of the Central Region. The Municipality was established in 2007 by the Legislative Instrument (LI 1877) from the then Upper Denkyira District. It was inaugurated in February 2008. The Administrative Capital is Dunkwa-On-Offin
It lies within latitudes 5º. 30’ and 6º 02’ north of the equator and longitudes 1º W and 2º W of the Greenwich Meridian. It shares common boundaries with Adansi South in the North, Assin North Municipal in the East and Twiffo Atti-Morkwa District in the West and Upper Denkyira West District in the North-West. The Upper Denkyira East Municipality covers a total land area of 1,020 square kilometers, which is about 10% of total land area of the Central Region.
The Municipality falls within the semi equatorial zone with its characteristics. The mean annual temperatures are 29ºC on the hottest months and about 24ºC in the coolest months. There are two rainfall regimes, but the total annual mean rainfall is between 120cm and 200cm. The first rainy season is from May to June with the heaviest in June, while the second rainy season is from September to Mid-November. The main dry season is from late-November to February.