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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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At the commissioningAFIGYA K:
DCE commissions new school block for Kyekyerewa

In the quest to sustain the drive in efforts of achieving quality education in the educational sector of the Afigya Kwabre district, the assembly is leaving no stone unturned to improve on infrastructure, an indispensable variable in the development of education.
health centreAFIGYA K:
Health centre project scheduled for 24-month period

Mr William Owuraku Aidoo, Member of Parliament (MP) for Afigya-Kwabre South, has cut the sod to begin the construction of a health centre for the people of Atimatim, in the Afigya-Kwabre District.
Nobody should sit on the sidelines DCE

The District Chief Executive for Afigya Kwabre, Mr. Kwaku Oppong-Kyekyeku Kaakyire, has appealed to the people to shake off apathy and work together to bring development to the area.
Week long celebration of Efie ne Efie Festival begins

The Chiefs and people of Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region have begun a weeklong celebration of their biennial celebration of the Efie ne Efie festival celebration.
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