The Asante Akim South District is located at the Eastern part of the region with its eastern boarder forming part of the regional boundary dividing the Ashanti and Eastern Regions. The District also shares common boundaries on the North and North-West with Asante Akim North Municipal and Kwahu South District on the West. On the South-West lies Bekwai Municipal and on the South-East is Birim North District in the Eastern Region.
The completion of a small town water project at Dampong in the Asante-Akim South District has brought huge relief to the people in this predominantly farming community, after years of struggle with safe water supply.
Pupils and teachers of the Nkwanta Presbyterian Primary School in the Asante-Akim South District have for the past two years been forced to turn worship centres into makeshift classrooms as construction work on a six-unit block for the school had stalled.
The Asante-Akim South District Assembly has set up a nine-member committee to investigate the payment of unapproved registration fees by candidates preparing to for the 2014 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).