The Aowin District formerly Aowin/Suaman District lies in the mid-western part of the Western Region of Ghana between latitude five degrees twenty-five minutes and six degrees fourteen minutes North (5° 25’ N and 6° 14’ N) and longitude two degrees thirty minutes and three degrees five minutes West (2° 30’W and 3° 05’W)..The total area of the district is 2,717 square kilometers. This constitutes about 12 percent (12%) of the Region’s area of 23,921 square kilometers. The Administrative capital of the District is Enchi. Other major settlements in the district are Dadieso, Boinso, New Yakasi, Jema and Asemkrom. The District forms part of the twenty two (22) Metropolitan , Municipalities and Districts in the Western Region of Ghana. the District shares boundaries with Suaman District, Sefwi Akontombra District to the north , to the south with Jomoro District, to the east with Wassa Amenfi East and Central Districts and to the west to the Republic of Ivory Coast.
Residents of New and Old Yakasi on Monday witnessed a ground breaking ceremony by the Chief Executive for Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region to kick-start a small water project for the two towns.
The Local Assembly of the Christ Apostolic Church(CAC) in Enchi in the Aowin District in the Western Region have given sick children in the Enchi Government Hospital a reason to smile again as they donated items worth thousands of Ghana Cedis to the Children’s Ward.
The Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region has adopted some strategic measures to name its streets in order not to incur the wrath of government after it (government) directed all Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) within the country to name their streets within eighteen (18) months.