The Shama District was carved out of the former Shama Ahanta East Metropolis (SAEM) and was established in December, 2007 by Legislative Instrument (LI 1882). Officially, it was inaugurated in March, 2008 with its District Capital at Shama.  

The District is bordered to the west by the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, to the east by the Komenda-Edina Eguafo Abrem Municipal in the Central Region, to the north by the Mpohor District and to the south by the Gulf of Guinea. The District covers an area of 193.7 square kilometers with a population density of 423.2 and has 67 settlements. The current Population of the District stands at 81,966 with the growth rate of 3.2 percent (2010 PHC).

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