Kassena/Nankana Municipal is one of the Thirteen (13) Municipalities and Districts in the Upper East Region. The Administrative Capital of the Municipality is Navrongo. The Kassena-Nankana municipal lies within the Guinea Savannah woodlands. It falls approximately between latitude 11°10’ and 10°3’ North and longitude 10°1’ West. The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2106.
The Municipal share boundaries with Bongo District and Bolgatanga Municipal to the East, West Mamprusi to the South, to the West with Builsa South District, Kassena Nankana West District and Builsa District respectively, and Finally the Municipality shares boundaries with Burkina Faso to the North.
The population of the municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 109,944 with 53,676 males and 56,268 females.