The Dangme West District is situated in the Southeastern part of Ghana, lying between latitude 5° 45’ south and 6° 05’ North and Longitude 0° 05’ East and 0° 20’ West. The District has a total land area of 1,442 square kilometres, making it the largest in the Greater Accra Region. The land size represents 41.5% of the regional land area.
The district was carved out of the former Dangme District in 1988 as a result of a national redemarcation exercise carried out in relation to decentralization reforms in the country. The district shares boundaries with the Yilo Krobo District on the North- West, North-Tongu District on the North-East, Akwapim-North District on the West, Tema District on the South-West and Dangme-East District on the East.
The north-eastern and the southern portions of the district are washed by the Volta River and the Atlantic Ocean respectively. The district has a coastline stretching over 37 kilometres.
Mrs Dho Young-Shim, Chairperson, Board of Directors, UN MDG Advocacy Group, based in South Korea, inaugurated the 29th UN sponsored library for the Freeman Methodist School in Prampram in the Greater Accra Region.