The Effutu Municipal is one of the 254 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana and forms part of the 22 of MMDAs in the Central Region, with its administrative capital as Winneba.
The Municipality is situated between latitudes 5°16’ and 20.18” N and longitudes 0°32’ and 48.32’’ W of the eastern part of Central region and covers an area of 417.3 square kilometers (163 sq miles)
The Municipality lies between Gomoa East District to the west, north and east flanks. On the southern flank is the Gulf of Guinea.
The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 population and housing census stands at 68,597 with 32,795 males and 35,802 females.