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The Afigya Kwabre District carved out of Kwabre East and Sekyere South Districts by the Legislative Instrument 1885 was created on 1st November, 2007 with administrative capital as Kodie.

 

The District is located in the central part of Ashanti Region of Ghana and has an area of about 409.4sqkm being 1.4% of Ashanti Region between Latitudes 60 50’N and 70 10’ N, and Longitudes 10 40’ W and 10 25’ W of Ghana. With a land size of about 409.4sqkm

 

The District is bounded by Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to the south, Sekyere South to the north, Offinso Municipal to the west and Kwabre East Municipal to the east.

 

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.