The Asante Akim South District with its capital Agogo is situated at the Eastern part of the Ashanti region. Its eastern boarder forms part of the regional boundary dividing the Ashanti and Eastern Regions. The district covers a total surface area of about 1217.7 square kilometers (472.4 sq miles) which form about five percent (5%) of the total area of the Ashanti Region, and 0.5 percent of the total area of the country. The built environment consists of 369.482 square kilometers with the natural environment forming 848.218 square kilometers of the total land area. The District also shares common boundaries on the North and North-West with Asante Akim North District and Kwahu South District on the West. On the South-West lies Amansie East District and on the South-East is Birim North District in the Eastern Region.
Asante-Akim North District Assembly, has promised a cash reward of GH10,000.00 to each of the 35 junior high schools in the area, who achieve 90 per cent score pass in the Basic Education Certificate Examination.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asante-Akim North, Mr Daniel Osei, has called for an end to the unacceptable practice of sending school children home over non-payment of printing fees and Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) dues by teachers.