The District is located within the forest belt of the Western Region with an undulating topography made up of Highlands and Lowlands that are interspersed with fast flowing rivers and marshy lands. These highlands serve as the sources for most of the streams and rivers in the district. These highlands serve as the sources for most of the streams and rivers in the district. The District is drained by three major fast-flowing rivers. These are BIA, Fanoma, and Sui. They flow all year round and therefore serve as a source of fishing.
The District is located in the Western part of the Western North region of Ghana. It is bordered to the North, South, East and West by Juaboso, Aowin, Sewfi Akontombra Districts and the republic of La Cote D’Ivoire respectively. The District covers a total land area of 400.14 square kilometers.