The District is located in the central part of Ashanti Region of Ghana and has an area of about 342.3km being 1.44% of Ashanti Region. The District is bounded by Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to the South, Sekyere South to the North, Offinso Municipal to the West and Kwabre District to the East. Kodie, is the administrative capital.
The location of the district in the central part of Ghana and also, along the highway which runs from the south to the north makes it easily accessible. Its closeness to the second largest city in Ghana, i.e. Kumasi makes it dormitory district as well as high population growth rate and fast growth of settlements.
The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 136,140 with 66,350 males and 69,790 females.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Afigya Kwabre, Mr. Kaakyire Oppong Kyekyeku will on Friday February 5, 2016, commission and handover a newly constructed six unit classroom block for Essen, a community in the district.
Some teachers and pupils of Atimatim D/A Junior High School (JHS) in the Afigya Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region have made a passionate appeal to stakeholders to assist the school with adequate classrooms to help improve teaching and learning.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Afigya-Kwabre, Mr. Kwaku Oppong-Kyekyeku Kaakyire, has asked members of the Area Councils to provide strong support to the assembly to improve its revenue collection performance.