The Amansie West District is one of the 27 districts in the country. It was carved out of the Amansie East District in Ashanti Region in 1989, as part of the Government’s Decentralization Policy. Manso-Nkwanta is the district capital. The district is located in the south-western part of the Ashanti Region. It shares common boundary on its Western part with the Atwima District. On its northern part can be found the Bosomtwe District, while a regional boundary separates it from Western Region on its southern part.