The Upper Denkyira East Municipality is one of the twenty Administrative Districts of the Central Region. The Municipality was established in 2007 by 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 West 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 the total land area of the Central Region.
Government is said to have awarded on contract additional 15kilometers of the Obuasi-Dunkwah road to improve transportation between the two mining communities.
U DENKYIRA E: Kyekyewere Community SHS nears completion The Municipal Chief Executive for Upper Denkyira East, Mrs. Emilia Ankomah has lauded current state of the new Kyekyewere Community SHS Community Senior High School, saying government’s quest to improve access to education was on course.
UPPER D E: : Assembly constructs 25 boreholes The Upper Denkyira Municipal Assembly has provided twenty-five mechanized boreholes within the last few months in some selected communities to help ease the difficulty residents go through in search of potable water.