Kumawu District (formerly Sekyere Afram Plains District) is one of the 30 administrative and political Districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana is located between latitude 0° 20’ N and 1° 20’ N and longitudes 6° 52’ W and 7° 32’ W. It covers an estimated land area of 3,500.56 square kilometers. The district shares common boundaries with other districts in the region. They are Sekyere Central to the West, Sekyere East and Asante Akim North Districts to the South.
Besides sharing boundaries with these Districts in the Ashanti Region, it also shares boundaries with other districts outside Ashanti Region. They are Kwahu North District in the Eastern Region to the East and the Sene District in the Brong Ahafo Region to the North.Kumawu, is the district capital.
The Kumawu Traditional Council has met the District Chief Executive (DCE), Samuel Asiamah, and nine assembly members within the traditional area. They are Samuel Agyekum, Woraso Electoral Area and a Presiding Member; Kwasi Dankwah, Market Square Electoral Area; Believer Nkrumah, Bodomase/Etia Electoral Area; and Kwame Aboagye, Kumawu Apibiakyer Electoral Area.
Government will soon make true its promise of building an ultra modern district hospital for the people of Kumawu as part of its measures to bridge disparities in heath care accessibility in the country especially between t he urban and rural folks.