Ashantibiz

Districts and Constituencies in Ashanti Region

The number of constituencies in this region increased from 33 to 39 in 2004 and 48 in 2012 prior to the 2012 Ghanaian general election. Some new districts were created in 2008 affecting the location of some constituencies.

Adansi Asokwa District
Adansi Asokwa District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Adansi North District on 17 February 2004, until the southeast part of the district was split off to create Adansi Asokwa District on 15 March 2018; thus the remaining part has been retained as Adansi North District. The district assembly is located in the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Adansi Asokwa as its capital town.

Adansi North District
Adansi North District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was created from parts of two former districts on 17 February 2004: Adansi West District and Adansi East District; thus the remaining parts had been absorbed into parts of Obuasi Municipal District and Adansi South District respectively. On 15 March 2018, the southeast part of the district was split off to create Adansi Asokwa District. The district is located in the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Fomena as its capital town.

Adansi South District
Adansi South District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was created from parts of two former districts on 17 February 2004: Adansi West District and Adansi East District; thus the remaining parts had been absorbed into parts of Obuasi Municipal District and Adansi North District respectively. On 15 March 2018, the western part of the district was split off to create Akrofuom District. The district assembly is the southernmost part of Ashanti Region and has New Edubiase as its capital town.

Afigya Kwabre North District
Afigya Kwabre North District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Afigya-Kwabre District on 29 February 2008, until the northern part of the district was split off to create Afigya Kwabre North District on 15 March 2018; thus the remaining part has been renamed as Afigya Kwabre South District. The district assembly is located in the northern part of Ashanti Region and has Boamang as its capital town.

Afigya Kwabre District
Afigya Kwabre District is a former district that was located in Ashanti Region, Ghana.[1] It was created from the western portion of Afigya-Sekyere District (now currently known as  SekyereSouth District) and the western portion of Kwabre District (now currently known as Kwabre East Municipal District) on 1 November 2007 (effectively 29 February 2008). However on 15 March 2018, it was split off into two new districts: Afigya Kwabre South District(capital: Kodie) and Afigya Kwabre North District (capital: Boamang). The district assembly was the northern part of Ashanti Region and had Kodie as its capital town.

Ahafo Ano North Municipal District
Ahafo Ano North Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 as Ahafo Ano North District,  which was created from the former Ahafo Ano District Council; until it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Ahafo Ano North Municipal District on November 2017 (effectively 15 March 2018). The municipality is located in the western part of Ashanti Region and has Tepa as its capital town.

Ahafo Ano South East District
Ahafo Ano South East District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Ahafo Ano South District in 1988, which was created from the former Ahafo Ano DistrictCouncil, until part of the district was split off to create Ahafo Ano South East District on 15 March 2018; thus the remaining part has been renamed as Ahafo Ano South West District. The district assembly is located in the western part of Ashanti Region and has Adugyama as its capital town.

Ahafo Ano South District
Ahafo Ano South District is a former district that was located in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988, which was created from the former Ahafo Ano District Council. However on 15 March 2018, it was split off into two new districts: Ahafo Ano South West District (capital: Mankranso) and Ahafo Ano South East District (capital: Adugyama). The district assembly was located in the western part of Ashanti Region and had Mankranso as its capital town.

Akrofuom District
Afrokuom District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Adansi South District on 17 February 2004, until the western part of the district was split off to create Afrokuom District on 15 March 2018; thus the remaining part has been retained as Adansi South District. The district assembly is located in the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Akrofuom as its capital town.

Amansie Central District
Amansie Central District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Amansie East District in 1988, until the western part of the district was split off by a decree of president John Agyekum Kufuor on 12 November 2003 (effectively 18 February 2004) to create Amansie Central District; thus the remaining part has been retained as Amansie East District (now currently known as Bekwai Municipal District). The district assembly is located in the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Jacobu as its capital town.

Amansie West District
Amansie West District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana.[1][2] Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988, which it was created from the former Amansie District Council. On 15 March 2018, the southern part of the district was split off to create Amansie South District; thus the remaining part has been retained as Amansie West District. The district assembly is located in the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Manso Nkwanta as its capital town.

Amansie South District
Amansie South District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana.[1] Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Amansie West District in 1988, after it was split from the former Amansie District Council. On 15 March 2018, the southern part of the district was split off to create Amansie South District; thus the remaining part has been retained as Amansie West District. The district assembly is located in the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Manso Adubia as its capital town.

Asante Akyem Central Municipal District
Asante Akyem Central Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 as the 1st Asante Akyem North District, which it was created from the former Asante Akyem District Council. Later it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Asante Akyem North Municipal District on November 2007 (effective 29 February 2008). However on July 2012, the northern part of the district was split off to create a new Asante Akyem North District; thus the remaining part has been renamed to become Asante Akyem Central Municipal District. The municipality is located in the eastern part of Ashanti Region and has Konongo as its capital town.

Asante Akyem North District
Asante Akyem North District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger and original Asante Akyem North District in 1988 (capital: Konongo), which it was created from the former Asante Akyem District Council. Later, it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Asante Akyem North Municipal District on November 2007 (effectively on 29 February 2008). However on July 2012, the northern part of the district was split off to create a new Asante Akyem North District; thus the remaining part has been renamed to become Asante Akyem Central Municipal District. The district assembly is located in the eastern part of Ashanti Region and has Agogo as its capital town.

Asante Akyem South Municipal District
Asante Akyem South Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 as Asante Akyem South District, which it was created from the former Asante Akyem District Council. Later it was elevated to municipal district assembly status on 15 March 2018. The municipality is located in the eastern part of Ashanti Region and has Juaso as its capital town.

Settlements

  • Juaso (capital)
  • Ofoase
  • Obogu
  • Pra-River
  • Morso
  • Komeso
  • Dampong
  • Asuboa
  • Dwendwenase
  • Wenkyi
  • Nnadieso
  • Asuboa
  • Dampong
  • Breku
  • Adansi
  • Atwedie
  • Banso
  • Banso-Asuboi
  • Banka
  • Bankame
  • Yawkwei
  • Kyempo
  • Odubi
  • Nkwanta
  • Atiemo
  • Tokwai
  • Tokwai-Asuboi
  • Bompata
  • Asankare
  • Kadjo Formanso

Asokore Mampong (municipal district)
Asokore Mampong Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana.[1][2][3] Originally it was a sub-metropolitan district council formerly known as Asawase within the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly until 28 June 2012, when it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Asokore Mampong Municipal District. The municipality is located in the central part of Ashanti Region and has Asokore Mampong as its capital town.

Asokwa Municipal District
Asokwa Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was a sub-metropolitan district council within the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly until 15 March 2018, when it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Asokwa Municipal District. The municipality is located in the central part of Ashanti Region and has Asokwa as its capital town.

Atwima Kwanwoma District
Atwima Kwanwoma District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana.[1] Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Bosomtwe-AtwimaKwanwoma District on 10 March 1989, which was created from the former Ejisu-JuabenBosomtwe District Council; until the western part of the district was split off in 2008 to become Atwima-Kwanwoma District, with Foase as its capital town; thus the remaining part has been renamed as Bosomtwe District. The district assembly is located in the central part of Ashanti Region and has Twedie as its capital town.

Atwima Mponua District
Atwima Mponua District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana, and is the westernmost district in the Ashanti Region. Originally it was formerly part of the thenlarger Atwima District in 1988; until part of the district was split off to create Atwima Mpouna District by a decree of president John Agyekum Kufuor on 12 November 2003 (effective 18 February 2004); while the remaining part has been renamed as Atwima Nwabiagya District (which it was elevated to municipal district assembly status on 15 March 2018 to become Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal District). The district assembly is located in the western part of Ashanti Region and has Nyinahin as its capital town.

Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal District
Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 when it was known as Atwima District. Later, part of the district was split off by a decree of president John Agyekum Kufuor on 12 November 2003 (effectively 17 February 2004) to create Atwima Mponua District; thus the remaining part was renamed to become Atwima Nwabiagya District. However on 15 March 2018, the northern part of the district was later split off to create Atwima Nwabiagya North District; while the remaining part was elevated to municipal district assembly status on the same year to become Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal District. The municipality is located in the western part of Ashanti Region and has Nkawie as its capital town.

Atwima Nwabiagya North District
Atwima Nwabiagya North District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Atwima Nwabiagya District on 17 February 2004; until the northern part of the district was split off to create Atwima Nwabiagya North District on 15 March 2018; while the remaining part has been renamed as Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal District when it was elevated to municipal district assembly status on that same year. The district assembly is located in the western part of Ashanti Region and has Barekese as its capital town.

Bekwai Municipal Assembly
Bekwai Municipal Assembly is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 when it was known as Amansie East District, which it was created from the former Amansie District Council. Later, the western part of the district was split off by a decree of President John Agyekum Kufuor on 12 November 2003 (effectively 18 February 2004) to create Amansie Central District; thus the remaining part has retained as Amansie East District. Then the eastern part of the district was later split off to create Bosome Freho District on 29 February 2008; while the remaining part was elevated to municipal district assembly status on the same year to become and has since been renamed as Bekwai Municipal District. The municipality is located in the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Bekwai as its capital town.

Bosome Freho District
Bosome Freho District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana.[1] Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Amansie East District in 2004; until the eastern part of the district was split off by a decree of president John Agyekum Kufuor on 29 February 2008 to create Bosome Freho District; thus the remaining part has been renamed as Bekwai Municipal District while it was elevated to municipal district assembly status on that same year. The district assembly is located in the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Asiwa as its capital town.

Places of interest
There is one senior high school (Bosome Senior High Technical School), a district magistrate court at Asiwa, Asiwa Health Centre and a police station. There is also a budget hotel, Pakas Lodge with a restaurant.

Bosomtwe District
Bosomtwe District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana.[1] Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Bosomtwe-Atwima-Kwanwoma District on 10 March 1989, which was created from the former Ejisu-Juaben-Bosomtwe District Council; until the western part of the district was split off on 29 February 2008 to create Atwima-Kwanwoma District; thus the remaining part has been renamed as Bosomtwe District. The district assembly is located in the central part of Ashanti Region and has Kuntanase as its capital town.
Tourism
Bosomtwe District contains Lake Bosomtwe, one of the largest natural lakes in the world, and the lake resort is a popular tourist destination.

Economy
The district also contains minable gold, clay, and sand.

Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District
Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District is a former district that was located in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly on 10 March 1989 when it was known as Ejisu-Juaben District which was created from the former Ejisu-Juaben-Bosomtwe District Council. It was later elevated to municipal district assembly status in 2007 (effectively 29 February 2008) to become Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District. However on 15 March 2018, it was split off into two new municipal districts: Ejisu Municipal District (capital: Ejisu) and Juaben Municipal District (capital: Juaben). The municipality was located in the central part of Ashanti Region and had Ejisu as its capital town.

Ejura Sekyedumase Municipal District
Ejura Sekyedumase Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 as Ejura Sekyedumase District, which it was created from parts of the former Sekyere District and Offinso District Councils. Later, it has elevated to municipal district assembly status on 28 June 2012. The municipality is located in the northern part of Ashanti Region and has Ejura as its capital town.

Juaben Municipal District
Juaben Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District in 1988, which was created from the former Ejisu-Juaben-Bosomtwe District Council, until the northeast part of the district was split off to create Juaben Municipal District on 15 March 2018; thus the remaining part has been renamed as Ejisu Municipal District. The municipality is located in the central part of Ashanti Region and has Juaben as its capital town.

Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly
Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (abbreviated as the KMA) is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana and forms part of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana with Kumasi being its administrative capital.The metropolis is located in the central part of Ashanti Region and has Kumasi (the regional capital) as its capital city.

History
The city of Kumasi was founded by King Osei Tutu I in the 1680’s to serve as the capital of the Asante State. Due to the location of Kumasi and its dominance in the politics of the Gold coast in the early days, Kumasi evolved into a major commercial hub with all the major trading routes across the country converging within it. Unfortunately due to the colonial rule Kumasi also came under the British rule in 1890. Kumasi grew with time and eventually evolved to become the second largest city in terms of land area, population size, economic activity and socio-economic lifestyle to Accra the largest in Ghana.

Originally founded in 1680, “Kumasi” later then became known became known as the Kumasi City Council from 1988 until 1995, when it was upgraded into metropolitan assembly status. [2] Evolving around the three communities of Adum, Krobo and Bompata, Kumasi has eventually grown in a concentric form to cover an area of approximately ten (10) kilometers in radius. The direction of growth was originally and initially along the arterial roads due to the accessibility and permeability they offered resulting in a radial pattern of development.

Location
The Kumasi Metropolitan is about 270km north of the Accra, which is the national capital of Ghana, 120km south east of Sunyani the capital of the Bono Region and it is located between
Latitude 6.35° N and 6.40° S and Longitude 1.30° W and 1.35° E and elevated 250 to 300 meter above sea level. It is located in the transitional forest zone.

Structure
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) was established by Legislative Instrument 1614 of 1995 under Local Government Law 1988, NDPC law 207, which replaced the Local Government Act 462, 1993. The LI 1614 of 1995 under the under Local Government Law 1988, NDPC law 207 established the Kumasi Metropolitan area and divided it into an initial 4 submetropolitan area namely Asokwa, Bantama, Manhyia and Subin.

In 2005, The LI, 1914 which was amended as LI 1805, 2005 divided the Metropolitan Assembly into 10 Sub-Metropolitan District Councils namely Asawase, Asokwa, Bantama, Kwadaso, Manhyia, Nhyiaeso, Oforikrom, Suame, Subin and Tafo.

In 2012, Asawase Sub-Metropolitan District Council was carved out from KMA to create the Asokore Mampong Municipal District Assembly through LI 2112. Thus leaving the Kumasi Metropolis with nine sub-metropolitan districts councils. For effective administration, Kumasi Metropolises continuously worked in its divided 9 Sub-Metropolitan District Councils left namely Asokwa, Bantama, Kwadaso, Manhyia, Nhyiaeso, Oforikrom, Suame, Subin and Tafo. Later in 2017, five (5) former sub-metropolitan district councils were upgraded to municipal assembly status, which consist of the following: Asokwa Municipal District, Kwadaso Municipal District, Oforikrom Municipal District, Old Tafo Municipal District and Suame Municipal District.

Administration
The political governance of the Metropolises vested in Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA). It is made up of the Metropolitan Chief Executive who is the head and also represents the central
government, 136 Assembly members who have power to vote, Members of Parliament and heads of departments of the Assembly.

The Metropolitan Chief Executive or the Mayor of Kumasi is appointed by the President and accepted by not less two-thirds of the General Assembly through voting.

Kwabre East Municipal District
Kwabre East Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 when it was known as Kwabre District, after it was created from part of the former Kwabre-Sekyere District Council; until the western part of the district was split off to become the southern portion of Afigya-Kwabre District on 1 November 2007 (effectively 29 February 2008); while the remaining portion has since then been officially renamed as Kwabre East District, which it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Kwabre East Municipal District on 1 November 2017 (effectively 15 March 2018). The municipality is located in the northern part of Ashanti Region and had Mamponteng as its capital town.

Kwadaso Municipal District
Kwadaso Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was a sub-metropolitan district council within the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly until 15 March 2018, when it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Kwadaso Municipal District. The municipality is located in the central part of Ashanti Region and has Kwadaso as its capital town.

Mampong Municipal District
Mampong Municipal Assembly is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Sekyere West District in 1988, which was created from the former Sekyere District Council. However on 1 November 2007, the eastern part of the district was split off to create Sekyere Central District; while the remaining portion has since then been officially renamed as Mampong Municipal District, which it was elevated to municipal district assembly status on that same year. The municipality is located in the northern part of Ashanti Region and has Mampong as its capital town.

Obuasi East District
Obuasi East District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Obuasi Municipal District on 17 February 2004; until part of the district was split off to create Obuasi East District on 15 March 2018; thus the remaining part has been retained as Obuasi Municipal District. The district assembly is the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Tutuka as its capital town.

Obuasi Municipal District
Obuasi Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Adansi West District in 1988, until part of the district was split off to create Obuasi Municipal Districton 15 December 2003 (effectively 17 February 2004); whose remaining parts had been absorbed into parts of Adansi North District and Adansi South District respectively. Later, the eastern part of the district was split off to create Obuasi East District on 15 March 2018; thus the remaining part has been retained as Obuasi Municipal District. The municipality is the southern part of Ashanti Region and has Obuasi as its capital town.

Resources
The city is well known for its natural resource: gold

Geography
The Municipality is located at the southern part of Ashanti between latitude 5.35N and 5.65N and longitude 6.35N and 6.90N. It covers a land area of 1624 km2. There are 53 villages in the Municipality which share 19 electoral areas. It is bounded to the east by the Adansi South District, west by Amansie Central District and to the north by the Adansi North District. It has Obuasi as its Administrative Capital, where the famous and rich Obuasi Gold Mine is located.

Climate and topography
The Municipality has a rather undulating topography and the climate is of the semi-equatorial type with a double rainfall regime. Mean annual rainfall ranges between 1250mm and 1750mm.
Mean average annual temperature is 25.5 °C and relative humidity is 75% – 80% in the wet season.The vegetation is predominantly a degraded and semi-deciduous forest. The forest consists of limited species of hardwood which are harvested as lumber. The Municipality has nice scenery due to the hilly nature of the environment.

Offinso Municipal District
Offinso Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 when it was known as Offinso District, which it was created from the former Offinso District Council; until the northern part of the district was later split off to create Offinso North District on 29 February 2008; while the remaining part was elevated to municipal district assembly status on the same year to become Offinso Municipal District. The municipality is located in the northern part of Ashanti Region and has Offinsoas its capital town.

Oforikrom Municipal District
Oforikrom Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was a sub-metropolitan district council within the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly until 15 March 2018, when it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Oforikrom Municipal District. The municipality is located in the central part of Ashanti Region and has Oforikrom as its capital town.

Old Tafo Municipal District
Old Tafo Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was a sub-metropolitan district council within the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly until 15 March 2018, when it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Old Tafo Municipal District. The municipality is located in the central part of Ashanti
Region and has Tafo as its capital town.

Sekyere Afram Plains District
Sekyere Afram Plains District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana.[1][2][3][4] Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Sekyere East District, which was created from the former Sekyere District Council. Later, a large portion of the district was split off to create the 1st Sekyere Afram Plains District on 1 November 2007 (effectively 29 February 2008), with Kumawu as its capital town. However on 28 June 2012, the Afram Plains area of the district was split off to create the new Sekyere Afram Plains District, with Dobrosno as its capital town; while the remaining part has since then been officially renamed as Sekyere Kumawu District, with Kumawu as its capital town. The district assembly is located in the eastern part of Ashanti Region and has Drobosno as its capital town.

Sekyere Central District
Sekyere Central District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Sekyere West District in 1988, which was created from the former Sekyere District Council. However on 1 November 2007, the eastern part of the district was split off to create Sekyere Central District; while the remaining portion has since then been officially renamed as Mampong Municipal District, which it was elevated to municipal district assembly status on that same year. The district assembly is located in the northern part of Ashanti Region and has Nsuta as its capital town.

Sekyere East District
Sekyere East District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988, which was created from the former Sekyere District Council. Later, the eastern part of the district was split off to create the 1st Sekyere Afram Plains District on 1 November 2007 (effectively 29 February 2008), with Kumawu as its capital town. However on 28 June 2012, the Afram Plains area of the district was split off to create the new Sekyere Afram Plains District, with Dobrosno as its capital town; while the remaining part has since then been officially renamed as Sekyere Kumawu District, with Kumawu as its capital town. The district assembly is located in the eastern part of Ashanti Region and has Effiduase as its capital town.

Sekyere Kumawu (district)
Sekyere Kumawu District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was part of the then-larger Sekyere East District, which was created from the former Sekyere District Council. Later, a large portion of the district was split off to create the 1st Sekyere Afram Plains District on 1 November 2007 (inaugurated on 29 February 2008), with Kumawu as its capital town. However on 28 June 2012, the Afram Plains area of the district was split off to create the new Sekyere Afram Plains District, with Dobrosno as its capital town; while the remaining part has since then been officially renamed as Sekyere Kumawu District, with Kumawu as its capital town. The district assembly is located in the eastern part of Ashanti
Region and has Kumawu as its capital town.

Educational Facilities
As at 2014 the District had a total of 55 Kindergartens, 55 Primary Schools, 45 Junior High Schools and 4 Senior High Schools. Also is a Vocational Technical School. There are 2 Tertiary
Institutions and 3 Libraries.

Towns

  • Kumawu
  • Bodomase
  • Oyoko
  • Banko
  • Dadease
  • Sekyere
  • Besoro
  • Asekyerewa
  • Abotanso
  • Bodwease
  • Wonoo
  • Pepease
  • Woraso
  • Akrokyere
  • Akronfoso
  • Akotosu
  • Temate
  • Aninya
  • Ntarentare
  • Bahankra

Sekyere South District
Sekyere South District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 when it was known as Afigya-Sekyere District, which it was created from part of the former Kwabre-Sekyere District Council; until the western part of the district (the Afigya portion) was split off to become the northern portion of AfigyaKwabre District on 1 November 2007 (effectively 29 February 2008); while the remaining portion has since then been officially renamed as Sekyere South District. The district assembly is located in the eastern part of Ashanti Region and has Agona as its capital town.

Geography
Sekyere South District is nearly all tropical forest. The district contains many types of lumber wood. There are usually around 120 days of rain per year, but most of these occur during the “rainy season”, between March and July.

Economy
Two thirds of the district’s workforces are farmers, with most of the rest employed in the service sector. Major food crops include cassava, plantain, yam, and maize. The biggest cash crops are cocoa, citrus fruits, coffee, and palm oil. Many people practice kente weaving and local forms of pottery, which are then exported.

Education
There are 329 schools in the district. SDA midwifery training college and Withrow university college both in Asamang, SDA college of Education in Agona are the few notable tertiary institutions in the district.

Health
There are 18 health centers in the district.

Tourism
Many of the Ashanti region’s most popular tourist attractions, such as Trobo Waterfall and the Aboye Festival, are in the Sekyere South district.


Suame Municipal District
Suame Municipal District is one of the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Originally it was a sub-metropolitan district council within the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly until 15 March 2018, when it was elevated to municipal district assembly status to become Suame Municipal District. The municipality is located in the central part of Ashanti Region and has Suame as its capital town.