The Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly was carved out of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly and was thus created as a result of the implementation of the Decentralization Programme on June 29th, 2012. The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument, (L.I) 2112.
The Municipality covers a total land area of 23.91 km2 and it is located to the North-Eastern part of the Kumasi Metropolis. The assembly shares boundaries with Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to the East, South and West, Kwabre East Municipal to the North-West and Ejisu-Juabeng Municipal Assembly to the South-East.
Although a small land size, the Municipality has a population of 304,815 (PHC, 2010) with 10 electoral areas namely; Aboabo No.1, Aboabo No.2, Adukrom, Akurem, Asokore Mampong, Sawaba, Asawasi, New Zongo, Sepe-Tinpom and Akwatialine Electoral Areas
The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 304,815 with 145,779 males 159,036 females.