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 about this District

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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latest news

District Chief Executive for Afigya Kwabre in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku has expressed disappointment at the behaviour of some contractors in the district who abandoned their projects for no just reason.

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DCE, Mr. Oppong KyekyekuAFIGYA K:
DCE optimistic about completion of assembly block next year

Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku, District Chief Executive of the Afigya Kwabre District has expressed optimistic that by next year the District Assembly complex under construction would be roofed.
Training program AFIGYA K:
Afigya-Kwabre ends training for electoral officers

The Electoral Commission (EC) has organized training for officers involved in the conduct of the September 1 District Level elections in Afigya-Kwabre to ensure a smooth poll.
BAC trains women in soap making

The Business Advisory Centre, BAC at the Afigya Kwabre District has support eight women selected from two communities in skills development.
SIF embarks on 9 projects in district

The Social Investment Fund is to embarking on nine developmental projects in the Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region.
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