The District is located in the central part of Ashanti Region of Ghana and has an area of about 342.3km being 1.44% of Ashanti Region. The District is bounded by Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to the South, Sekyere South to the North, Offinso Municipal to the West and Kwabre District to the East. Kodie, is the administrative capital.
The location of the district in the central part of Ghana and also, along the highway which runs from the south to the north makes it easily accessible. Its closeness to the second largest city in Ghana, i.e. Kumasi makes it dormitory district as well as high population growth rate and fast growth of settlements.
The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 136,140 with 66,350 males and 69,790 females.
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The District falls within the Equatorial Climate. It experiences double maxima rainfall regime. Major rainy season is between March and July. Minor season between September and November.
The District has a population more than 89,000 and the political structure giving a sign of hope in the area of development.
There are 86 towns in the district and each has unique characteristics as well as potentials.
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A former Minister, Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu, has asked district assemblies to focus on exploring avenues to create jobs for the people.
AFIGYA K: DCE tours Hemang community The Hemang community in the Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti region is to benefit from a number of projects, the The District Chief Executive of the area Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku has disclosed.
AFIGYA K: Teachers receive training in ICT The Afigya Kwabre District Assembly in collaboration with Volunteers from South Korea undergoing internship at the Christian Service University (CSU), and Internet Safe Foundation (ISF) has embarked on ICT training programme for teachers.
AFIGYA K: DCE tours Tetrem, Adumakase kese The District Chief Executive of the Afigya Kwabre District, Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku continues to touch base with the various communities in the district with his working tour dubbed “Me Kro Nti”.