The Gomoa West District is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana and forms part of the 22 MMDAs in the  Central Region.

With its administrative capital as Apam, the Gomoa West District lies within latitude 514 north and 535 north and longitude 0.22 west and 054 west on the eastern part of the Central Region of Ghana. The district covers a total land area of 465 square kilometers.

The Gomoa West District shares boundaries with Gomoa East District to the north, to the west with Mfantseman Municipal, to the east with Effutu Municipal and to the south with the  Gulf of Guinea.

The population of the District according to 2021 population and housing census stands at 129,512 with 59,420 male and 70,092 female.