The Agona West Municipal can be found in the eastern portion of the Central Region. It has a total land area of 540-sq. km. and a population of 160,000. The municipality is divided into eleven zones. It lies within latitudes 5 30’ and 5 50N and longitudes 0 3.5’ and 0 55W.
The area is bounded to the East and West by Effutu Municipal and Asikum/Odoben/Brakwa Districts respectively. The municipal shares a border to the northeast with Akim West Municipal, to the northwest with Brim-South District and to the South, with Gomoa District.
Agona Swedru is the capital and has a population of about 40,000. It lies to the north of Winneba and is about 40 km. Off the main Accra-Takoradi Highway. The location of the township makes it the commercial center or the region and a nodal point from which roads radiate to the rich cocoa growing countryside of the Region. Has a total land area of 667 square kilometres.