The Twifo Atti Morkwa District with its capital Twifo Praso is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana and forms part of the 22 MMDAs in the Central Region.

It has a total land area of 1199km2 and it is located between latitudes 5’50’N and 5’51’ N and longitudes 1’50W and 1’10’W.

It was carved from Denkyira District Council in 1988 by LI 1377 with the name Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District. In 2012, government split the Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District into two districts namely; Twifo Atti Morkwa District and Hemang Lower Denkyira District under the Local Government Act 462 of 1992 by LI 2023.

It is bounded on the north by the Upper Denkyira East Municipal on the south by the Abura Asebu Kwamankese District, Cape Coast Metropolitan and Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem Municipal on the west by the Mpohor District and the east by the Assin Central Municipal and Assin South District respectively.

The population of the District according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 61,743 with 30,254 male and 31,489 female.