The Oforikrom Municipal is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 43 of MMDAs in the Ashanti Region.
The Oforikrom Municipal Assembly is carved out of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly as one of the 38 newly created and upgraded District Assemblies in 2018.
Created with LI 2291, the Oforikrom Municipal Assembly has its capital as Oforikrom.
It was inaugurated on March 15, 2018 alongside other 37 newly created districts.
The Oforikrom Municipal is located between Latitude 6.35oN and 6.40oS and Longitude 1.30oW and 1.35oE and elevated 250 to 300 meters above sea level. It has a surface area of approximately 4,978.47 hectares (49.78 kilometers square) which is about 0.0192 percent of the total land area of Ashanti Region.
The Municipality shares boundaries with Ejisu Municipal to the east, Bosomtwe District to the south, Asokwa Municipal to the south-west, Asokore Mampong Municipal to the north and Kumasi Metropolitan to the west.
According to the 2021 National Population and Housing census, Oforikrom Municipal Assembly's population is 213,126 made up of 107,426 males and 105,700 females.