The Birim Central Municipal is one of the 26 administrative districts in the eastern region of Ghana Carved out of the former Birim Council in 1987 as part of the government’s decentralization programme the municipal shares boundaries with Birim North and Kwaebibirem (to the north) Adansi South and Assin North (West).
Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa and Agona West Municipal (South) and West Akim Municipal (East).Thus the Municipality especially, the capital Oda is linked up with many districts and this promote commercial activities among the district capitals and other nearby communities.
This municipal is endowed with well-managed forest reserves that are resourceful in the requisite flora and fauna, which are basic to the development of attractive wildlife sanctuaries and parks.
Ghana Tourist Development Board in collaboration with the municipal assembly and traditional authorities has developed a Business Plan towards the development of the “Big Tree” site. Plans are also underway to involve the private sector in the development of the site into a tourist siteHon.