The Kwahu South District is one of the twenty-six (26) districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It was established in 1988 under L.I 1988, Act 1742. Mpraeso is the district capital.

Location and Size

The district shares common boundaries with Kwahu East to the North, Asante-Akim South to the West, the Kwahu West Municipality and East Akim District to the South and Fanteakwa District to the East. Specifically, it lies between latitudes 6°35” N and 6° 45”N and longitude 0° 55” W and 0° 20”W.


The total population of the district is 69,757 made up of 33,094 males and 36,663 females. It occupies a total land area of 795.76 square kilometers and has a population density of 88 persons per square kilometer.


Date Created : 11/26/2017 11:54:31 AM