Gomoa East Districts with its capital Administrative capital Afransi forms part of the new districts and municipalities created last year by the President, J.A Kufuor were inaugurated at their various locations simultanously on the 29th of February 2008.
The President by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 27 new Districts, 4 Municipalities, Upgraded 26 existing Districts and 2 existing Municipalities.
The District forms part of twenty (20) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Central Region of Ghana.
The District shares Boundaries with the Mother District Gomoa West to the South, to the North with Agona West Municipal, to the West with Assikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District and to the East with Awutu-Senya East District.
The population of the district according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 207,071 with 98,323 male and 108,748 female.