The Ahafo Ano North District is located between latitude 6˚ 47’N and 7 02’N and longitude 2˚ 26’W and 2˚ 04’W. The District is located in the north-western part of Ashanti Region. It is bounded to the south by Atwima District, to the east by Ahafo Ano South District, and to the north and west by Tano South District and Asutifi District respectively, both of which fall within the Brong Ahafo Region. The district lies within the wet equatorial zone.
Many traders from these areas converge at Tepa weekly market to sell their goods due to its geographical position and in turn buy local staples like plantain, cassava, maize, vegetables etc. in large quantities.
The Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease Control Unit (CSSVD-CU) and the Quality Control Company of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) had stepped up campaign against worst forms of child labour in cocoa growing communities.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ahafo-Ano North, Hon. Richard Akuoko Adiyia, has denounced the poor management of the district level polls by the Electoral Commission (EC) and is demanding a probe to unravel the cause.