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. Juaso, is the Capital.
The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 117,245 with 57,951 males and 59,294 females.
One hundred and ninety-six basic school teachers in the Asante-Akim South District have been presented with laptop computers as part of the drive to enhance the teaching of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the area.
The Asante Akim South District Assembly has shown how resilient and commitment the assembly is to increasing its revenue to meet the development challenges confronting the district by through the excellent performance it has put up during the 2013 Functional and Organizational Assessment Tool (FOAT) assessment.
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.