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.
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 District Chief Executive (DCE) for Afigya-Kwabre, Mr Kwaku Oppong-Kyekyeku Kaakyire, has urged the police to streamline its administration in the area to bring about greater operational efficiency.
The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly has assumed responsibility for the payment of allowances to teachers at the Ahenkro Senior High School (SHS) to keep them going until the Finance and Economic Planning Ministry regularized their salaries.