Ahanta West District is located at the southern most point of the country and the entire West African Sub-Region with its capital Agona Nkwanta also called Agona Ahanta. The Ahanta West District has a total land area of 591 square kilometers and it is occupied by 95,140 people according to the 2000 Population and Housing Census report.
This proximity to the central business district of Takoradi enhances business and trade in particular. The District lies between latitude 4°.45"N and longitude 1°.58"W.
The District is bounded on the East by the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan , on the West by the Nzema East Municipal, and the North by Mpohor Wassa East and Wassa Amenfi West Districts and the Gulf of Guinea to the South.
The District is about 15 minutes drive from the commercial capital of Western Region, Takoradi and about 25 minutes drive from the administrative capital, Sekondi. In terms of distance, it is approximately 25 kilometers from the central business district of Takoradi.