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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

The fire officer for Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Kofi Mintah, has advised farmers to support the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) in combating the rampant fire outbreaks by completely putting off fires set in their farms.

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farmers day AFIGYA K:
Haruna Abdulai, 25, crowned best farmer

25-years old Haruna abdali was on Friday, crowned best farmer at Mpobi in the Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region.
DCE, Oppong-Kyekyeku Kaakyire,AFIGYA K:
Afigya-Kwabre steps up education development effort

The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly has scaled up its education development effort - providing senior high schools (SHS) in the area with the needed structures for effective academic work.
Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku (DCE) AFIGYA K:
work stalls on new admin block

Construction works on an ongoing administration block for the Afigya Kwabre District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has currently stalled due to lack of funds, District Chief Executive for the area, Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku has revealed.
Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa AFIGYA K:
Minister commissions new educational complex

The Deputy Minister in charge of Tertiary Education, Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, yesterday commissioned an ultra-modern State of the Art Educational Complex at Kodie, the District Capital of Afigya Kwabre in the Ashanti Region.
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