The Accra Metropolitan is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 29 MMDAs in the Greater Accra Region.
With its Administrative capital as Accra and located in the southern part of Ghana, the Accra Metropolitan was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2034 and covers an area of 173 sq km.
The Metro shares common boundaries with La-Dade Kotokpon Municipal from the east and Ga West Municipal, Ga Central Municipal and Ga South Municipal Assembly from the west. The Metropolitan Assembly also shares a common boundary with the Gulf of Guinea.
The population of the Metropolitan according to the 2010 population and housing census stands at 1,665,086 with 800,935 males and 864,151 females.