The Atiwa East District Assembly is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in Ghana and forms part of the 33 Municipalities and Districts in Eastern Region.

The Atiwa East District Assembly is carved out of the Atiwa District Assembly as one of the 38 newly created and upgraded District Assemblies in 2018.

Created with LI 2344, the Atiwa East District Assembly has its capital as Anyinam and was inaugurated on March 15, 2018 alongside other 37 newly created districts.   

The Atiwa East District covers a total area of 656 square kilometers lying between longitudes O° 3? West and O° 50 East and latitudes 6° 10? North and 6° 30? South. 

The District is bounded on the north by Kwahu West Municipal and Kwahu South District, on the north-east by the Fanteakwa South District, Abuakwa South Municipal to the south-east, Kwaebibirem Municipal to the south and Birim North District to the west.

The total projected population for 2021 is 61,219 (GSS 2021) the population is made up of 31,288 males and 29,931 females. The District population growth rate is 2.1% per annum.