Amansie Central District is located in the southern part of the Ashanti Region, the District is one of the thirty (30) Administrative Districts in the Ashanti Region and was established by Legislative Instrument (LI.) 1774, 2004. It has about 206 settlements with Jacobu as the Administrative capital. The district can be found within Latitude 6000N and 6030N and Longitudes 1000W and 2000W. The total area of the district is about 710sqkm.
It shares common boundaries with Bekwai Municipal formerly Amansie East to the north east, Amansie West to the west, Obuasi Municipal Assembly to the south east, Adansi North to the east, Adansi South to the south and Upper Denkyira in the Central Region to the south.
Mr. Emmanuel Dede Appiah, District Chief Executive for Amansie Central in the Ashanti Region has expressed worry at poor enrolment in new schools established in some selected communities in the district.
A three storey boys’ dormitory block constructed by the government of Ghana through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) for Jacobu Senior High School in the Amansie Central District in the Eastern Region has been handed over to the assembly.