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 fire officer for Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Kofi Mintah, has advised farmers to support the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) in combating the rampant fire outbreaks by completely putting off fires set in their farms.
Construction works on an ongoing administration block for the Afigya Kwabre District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has currently stalled due to lack of funds, District Chief Executive for the area, Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku has revealed.
The Deputy Minister in charge of Tertiary Education, Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, yesterday commissioned an ultra-modern State of the Art Educational Complex at Kodie, the District Capital of Afigya Kwabre in the Ashanti Region.