Jaman South District was established in 2004 by L.I. 1779 out of the then Jaman District. and is one of the Twenty two (22) administrative districts in Brong- Ahafo Region of Ghana. It has a total land size of 798 sq. km. and shares common frontiers with the Dormaa district to the Southwest, Berekum district to the South and East and the Jaman North district to the North. It also shares an international boundary with the Republic of La Cote D, Ivoire at the West.
The district with its capital at Drobo has a total land area of about 700km and about 130 settlements most of which are rural and have a population less than 400. It has a total land area of 1,500 square kilometres.