Adansi Asokwa District is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It is one of the 43 Administrative districts in the Region. The District was carved out of Adansi North District Assembly by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2331 in 2018.
It has its capital at Asokwa located on the Kumasi – Cape Coast main road.
The District is located between Longitude 1.50W, latitude 1.4 N and Longitude 1.5W latitude 6.30 N. The District therefore falls within a typical Tropical region of Africa, which characteristically experiences high temperatures and high rainfall throughout the year.
This puts the Adansi Asokwa District into a Semi-Equatorial climatic region. The District covers an area of approximately 713.30 sq km representing about 2.94% of the total area of Ashanti Region.
The district is bounded in the north by Adansi North District, south by Adansi South District, east by Bosome Freho District and west by Obuasi East District.
The population of the district in 2010, according to the Ghana Statistical Service was 64,211, out of this figure 31,785 are males and 32,427 are females representing 1.34% of Ashanti Region’s total population of 4,780,380. The current projected population of the District for 2018 is 75,826 with 37,534 Males and 38,292 Females using a growth rate of 2.1% in 2018.
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